Print Options:

Quinoa with Pomegranate, Watercress and Pears

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

Source: Whole Foods

 1 cup quinoa
 2 cups water
 1 bunch watercress, stems removed and leaves sliced (about 1 1/2 cups packed leaves)
 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice
 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

Rinse quinoa under cold running water and drain.


Combine water and quinoa in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.


Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until quinoa is tender and all the water is absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.


Place quinoa in a large bowl with watercress, pears, pomegranate seeds, walnuts, juice and vinegar.


Stir to combine, then serve.

Note: add roasted or grilled chicken or tofu for a full meal
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4 servings