My Quinoa Salad

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Andrea BeaverDennis

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@AndreaBeaverDennis

I made this the night before, and had it the next day for lunch. Only took a little container of it, and I wish I had taken most of it. It was that good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
depending on serving size 1 to 4 I would say

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 c
    cooked quinoa
  • 1/2
    cucumber diced
  • 1/2 c
    tomatoes diced (i used cherry tomatoes sliced)
  • 1/2 stalk(s)
    celery diced (or chopped) i used pampered chef chopper
  • 1
    handful parsley chopped
  • 1/4 c
    feta cheese crumbled
  • 2
    green onions chopped (or to your taste)
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
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    pepper to taste
  • SIDE NOTE

  • ·
    could add red or green pepper, or any vegetable you wanted.
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    to make it a vegetarian dish could omit the feta cheese
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    could also add a couple of tablespoons of ground flax seed

How to Make My Quinoa Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. cook quinoa per pkg instructions in a covered pot .......or if the pkg doesnt have directions ........use 1 cup quinoa to 2 cups water (or stock)in a covered pot.

    when it starts to boil, turn to simmer for approx. 15 min or til water is absorbed (like rice).

    fluff with fork and let cool. Other than the 1/2 cup for this recipe , cover and refrigerate. Will last for a few days in the fridge.
  2. Mix the 1/2 cup quinoa and other ingredients well.
    Can be used right away, but better when flavours have a chance to meld.

    Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Can be used as a side dish on its own, or as a dip with nachos or crackers. Or you can even add it to a lettuce salad.

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About My Quinoa Salad

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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