Mackerel Superfood Salad Recipe

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  • Dairy-free
  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins


  1. Cook the quinoa according to pack instructions (approximately 15-20 minutes.) Then drain, season well and stir through the parsley.

  2. Meanwhile bring a medium pan of water to the boil and add the broccoli and peas. Return to the boil then cook for 3 minutes before draining.

  3. In a large bowl gently toss the quinoa, broccoli, peas, mackerel, spinach, cucumber and red onion together. Fold through the beetroot and scatter with the seeds to serve.


  • 125g (4½oz) mixed quinoa
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 100g (4oz) tenderstem broccoli
  • 50g (2oz) peas
  • 2 smoked mackerel fillets, flaked
  • 50g (2oz) spinach
  • 50g (2oz) cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cooked beetroots, sliced into wedges
  • 2 tbsp seeds
Top Tip for making Mackerel Superfood Salad

Swap the mackerel for avocado for a tasty vegetarian treat.