Quinoa Greek Salad

Quinoa Greek Salad
Quinoa Greek Salad

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • QUINOA

  • 1

    cup quinoa

  • 2

    cups water

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • DRESSING

  • The zest and juice of 2 lemons

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 1

    tablespoon yellow mustard

  • 1

    tablespoon honey

  • 1/2

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon favorite hot sauce

  • SALAD

  • 1

    large unpeeled English cucumber diced

  • 1

    red bell pepper diced

  • 1

    red onion diced

  • 8 to 12

    ounces feta cheese drained and cubed or crumbled

  • 1

    cup pistachios

  • Leaves from a large bunch of fresh mint

Directions

Rinse the quinoa under cold running water, then drain. Pour into a small saucepan along with the water and salt. Bring to a steady simmer, then reduce the heat to a bare simmer, cover tightly and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Turn off the heat and let rest for 5 minutes before remover the lid. Meanwhile in a large bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until emulsified. Add the cumber, red pepper, red onion, feta, and pistachios. Tear the mint. Spoon in the steaming quinoa. Toss the works together, evenly mixing the flavors, textures and colors. Serve and share!

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