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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
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Posted on February 27, 2017 at 2:42 PM
Healthy, quick and delicious salad or side dish.
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Directions
Ingredients:
2 cups Quinoa, rinsed well
Step 1 Place the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and rinse very well.
Ingredients:
4 cups Water
1 teaspoon Fine Sea Salt
Step 2 Bring the water to a boil. Add the salt and the quinoa and cover. Reduce heat to low and simmer until all of the water is absorbed, about 20 minutes. Let cool, then fluff with a fork.
Ingredients:
14 cup Orange Juice, freshly squeezed
1 tablespoon Lemon Zest, freshly grated
1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
1 teaspoon Dried Mint
1 teaspoon Dried Basil
1 pinch Fine Sea Salt, to taste
1 pinch Fresh Cracked Black Pepper, to taste
14 cup VSOP Traditional 18yr Aged Dark Balsamic Vinegar
12 cup VSOP Extra Virgin Olive Oil, your favorite single varietal evoo
Step 3 Add all of the ingredients, except the olive oil, to a small bowl. Whisk to combine. While whisking, slowly drizzle in the extra virgin olive oil. Taste, and adjust the seasonings if necessary.
Ingredients:
12 cup Marinated Artichoke Hearts, sliced
14 cup Kalamata Olives, sliced
12 bunch Fresh Spinach, cleaned and cut into chiffonade
1 cup Cherry Tomato, cut in half
2 tablespoons Flat Leaf Parsley, finely chopped
Step 4 Add the cooled and fluffed quinoa to a large bowl. Then add all of the vegetables and herbs. Add 1/2 cup of the greek dressing and toss well to combine.
Ingredients:
2 tablespoons Toasted Pine Nuts
12 cup Feta Cheese, crumbled
Step 5 Sprinkle with the toasted pine nuts and the crumbled feta cheese. ENJOY!
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