Steamed Salmon with Quinoa

Steamed Salmon with Quinoa

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  • Recipe difficulty: Medium
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  • Serves: Up to 2 people
  • Course: Main dishes

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  • 1 large carrot, peeled
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 small white onion, peeled
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1 cup of red quinoa
  • 2 6oz salmon filet
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • ½ teaspoon dried lemon peel
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 oz corn, fresh or strained
  • 15 oz black beans, strained and rinsed 

  • Serves: 2
  • Equipment used: Food Processor, Thin Shred Disc, Steamer Basket, Stirring Tool


  1. Attach the food processor with the thin shred disc. Put onto mixing speed 1 to shred the carrot, celery and onion. Set aside
  2. Add the water and quinoa to the Cooking Chef bowl. Place the salmon in the center of the steamer basket. Set the steamer basket in the cooking chef bowl. Sprinkle about ¼  teaspoon of paprika over each piece of the salmon. Sprinkle ¼ of the dried lemon peel over each piece of the salmon. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Set the temperature to 230°F, stir speed 1 and timer for 20 minutes. NOTE: do not put in a bowl tool.
  4. Once the timer goes off, remove the steamer basket from the bowl. Strain the quinoa and return to cooking chef bowl. Add the olive oil, shredded vegetables, corn and black beans. Add the cumin and rest of the paprika. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix with the stirring tool on speed 1 for about 1 minute until combined.
  5. Serve salmon over quinoa.


  • If you don't have dried lemon peel, use fresh lemon zest
  • You can also include the vegetables in with the quinoa if you don't want raw
  • Save any leftover quinoa for up to 4 days

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