quinoa and corn salad

August 15, 2009
quinoa and corn salad


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked according to the package's instructions
  • 4 ears of corn, kernals removed
  • 1-2 shallots, finely minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Directions

  1. while you are cooking the quinoa, put 2 tablespoons of the olive oil in a pan over medium high heat and add the corn. add salt and pepper to taste and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  2. when all the water has been absorbed by the quinoa, uncover the pot and stir in the shallots. cover and let stand for about five minutes.
  3. stir in the cooked corn and the parsley, along with the remaining oil and the vinegar. check the seasoning and serve.

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