Fonio Orange Salad



Fonio Orange Salad

A fresh and light salad made with Fonio, and berries...
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine African
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup fonio
  • 300 ml water
  • 2 medium Mediterranean cucumber diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 orange sliced and de-skinned
  • 150 g raspberry
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • For the dressing
  • 100 g raspberry
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1 black pepper


  • Pour the quinoa into a saucepan, add salt, stir, cover and let boil for 5 minutes then add the fonio, stir and let boil for 3 minutes then take off the heat.
  • Pour into a large bowl, flake with a fork and let it cool off completely.
  • Pour the raspberries into a measuring cup, muddle the raspberries then add honey, orange juice, black pepper, stir and set aside.
  • Add the diced cucumber, onion, orange, raspberries and dried cranberries to the cooled fonio and quinoa .
  • Toss to mix evenly.
  • Fonio orange salad ready. Drizzle with the raspberry dressing and serve.


Keyword Fonio, Orange, Salads, telande recipe

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