Quinoa With Dried Cherries & Pine Nuts Recipe

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Quinoa with Dried Cherries & Pine Nuts

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By
@Greatchoices

This recipe was prepared by Carol Conboy for our July, 2013, meeting.


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Serves:

4

Ingredients

1 c
cooked quinoa (following package directions)
1/4 c
dried sweet cherries (sliced in half) - can use dried cranberries
1/4 c
pine nuts (pan toasted)
1 - 2
scallions (finely chopped)
1/2 c
baby spinach (finely chopped)
1/2 c
arugula (finely chopped)
1/4 c
fresh mint (finely chopped)
1/4 c
fresh flat leaf parsley (finely chopped)

DRESSING

2 Tbsp
meyer lemon olive oil blend (or extra-virgin olive oil)
1/2 tsp
dijon mustard
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
lemon zest
kosher salt to taste
freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook quinoa according to package directions.
2
Make Dressing: Combine dressing ingredients in a large bowl. Stir with a whisk until incorporated.
3
Add cherries, pine nuts, scallion, spinach, arugula, mint, parsley and dressing to quinoa. Toss to gently combine.
4
Serve chilled or at room temperature.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes