Cooking with turmeric

All Natural, All Australian, All Good

5-ingredient Lemon Turmeric Quinoa


Prep: 2 mins     Cook time: 15 mins     Total time: 17 mins

Original Author: simplyquino

 Recipe type:  Vegan Friendly
Cuisine: Side 
Serves: 4


  • 3 cups cooked quinoa (from 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • Juice and zest of ½ a lemon (about 1 tblsp juice, 1 tsp zest)
  • 1 ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ – ½ tsp salt

optional add-ins:

  • chopped green onions
  • thai basil
  • ground black pepper
  • cashews, etc.


  1. Cook quinoa until light and fluffy, about 10 – 15 minutes
  2. Allow the quinoa to cool until it’s warm to the touch, then stir in the remaining ingredients. Taste and adjust salt as needed.
  3. If using, stir in add-ins and serve with your favourite dish!




Popular Turmeric Recipes

Indian Spiced Potatoes – With Fried Eggs

View Recipe

Acar – Spicy Malaysian Pickled Vegetables

View Recipe

Turmeric Chicken Pizza with Chickpea Flatbread Base

View Recipe

Ribbon & Chickpea Salad with Turmeric Dressing

View Recipe

Vegetarian Meatballs in Coconut Turmeric Sauce

View Recipe