Nutty Quinoa Salad
Serves 2 for main or 4 as a side
½ cup quinoa, rinsed well and drained
¾ cup water
To Cook Quinoa:
Place ¾ cup water in a small saucepan over high heat and bring to the boil
Add quinoa and reduce to a simmer
Cook for 10 mins or until grains are tender and liquid has been absorbed
Remove from the stovetop and allow to steam until ready to use
Meanwhile Prepare Additional Salad Ingredients:
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 roasted capsicum, finely sliced
¼ cup semi dried cranberries
¼ cup roasted almonds
¼ cup walnuts, roughly chopped
¼ cup pistachios, shell removed
½ red onion, finely sliced
1 – 2 cups salad leaves of your choice
3 Tbs lemon juice
¼ cup olive oil
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp honey
salt and pepper to season
Place the lemon juice, curry powder, honey, olive oil, salt and pepper into a bowl and whisk well to combine.
Set aside until ready to use.
To Assemble Salad:
Place the cooked quinoa, and additional salad ingredients into a large bowl and toss together
Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well to combine
Serve on own or as a side
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