Summer

Strawberry-Mint Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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August  3, 2017
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Author Notes

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  • Serves 8
Ingredients
  • Salad
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 vegetable BOU cube
  • 1/4 cup sliced radish (about 1 small radish)
  • 3/4 cup sliced strawberries (about 3 strawberries)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint (about 12 leaves)
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. In a small pot, combine the quinoa and BOU with 1 1/4 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer. Stir gently. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and steam for 10 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and fluff with a fork, then let cool completely.
  2. In a small container with a lid, combine all dressing ingredients. Close the container and shake well.
  3. Pour dressing into quinoa bowl while fluffing the quinoa with a fork until dressing is evenly distributed.
  4. Gently fold in the strawberries, radishes, mint, almonds and feta into the quinoa.
  5. Serve.

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