Russian Style Quinoa Salad with Winter Vegetables
Cuisine: Vegan
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 25 mins
  • ½ cup of quinoa
  • 1 cup of diced carrot
  • 1 cup of diced beetroot
  • 1 cup of chopped kale
  • 1 cup of chopped sauerkraut
  • ⅔ cup of diced pickles
  • 1 bunch of fresh dill, chopped
  • ⅔ cup of toasted walnuts, chopped
For the dressing
  • 1 lemon, juice
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp sweet paprika powder
  • salt, pepper
To serve
  1. Add quinoa, diced carrots and beets with slightly salted water to a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until quinoa is ready. Let cool a bit then add to a big salad bowl.
  2. Meanwhile prepare kale, sauerkraut, pickles, dill and walnuts, then add to the bowl too.
  3. For the dressing whisk together lemon juice, mustard, maple syrup and paprika powder, and season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over the salad and mix well.
  4. Serve immediately or chilled with a dollop of cashew sour cream. Enjoy!
Recipe by Green Evi at