Quinoa with Dried Cherries & Pine Nuts

Quinoa With Dried Cherries & Pine Nuts Recipe

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

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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)


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


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

About Quinoa with Dried Cherries & Pine Nuts

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes