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Pear-Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients

  • 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup quinoa (see Tips), rinsed if necessary
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil or canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon fruity vinegar, such as pear, raspberry or pomegranate
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 ripe but firm pears, diced
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts or pecans, toasted

Details

Servings 6
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins

Preparation

Step 1

1.Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in quinoa, reduce heat to maintain a simmer, cover and cook until the liquid is absorbed and the quinoa has popped, about 15 minutes.

2.Meanwhile, whisk oil, vinegar, chives, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add pears and toss to coat.

3.Drain any excess liquid from the cooked quinoa, if necessary. Add the quinoa to the pear mixture; toss to combine. Transfer to the refrigerator to cool for about 15 minutes or serve warm. Serve topped with nuts.

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