Lotus Quinoa and Tuna Salad

Lotus Quinoa and Tuna Salad

Serves: 5


  • 1 cup Lotus Organic Royal White Quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 cans of tuna
  • 1 jar of pesto
  • 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 100g semi dried tomatoes
  • Handful of basil leaf
  • Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste


Combine the quinoa, water and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring the water to a boil, then reduce a simmer and cover for 15 minutes. Remove from the heat, keeping the pan covered and let it stand for 5 minutes, or until the remaining water is absorbed. Remove the lid and gently fluff the quinoa

In a large pan with medium heat, toss together the quinoa, pesto, frozen peas and the tuna for few minutes, then mix the rest of the ingredients. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.

Serve warm.