Serves: 8 | Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 20 minutes
Colorful Quinoa Medley

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Eden Quinoa, washed and drained
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 medium organic tomato, diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled if waxed, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup scallions, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 3/4 cup pine nuts, lightly pan toasted
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers, drained and diced
  • Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 1/4 Tbsp Eden Ume Plum Vinegar, or to taste
  • 2 tsp lime juice, freshly squeezed

Directions

Bring the water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the quinoa, cover and bring to a boil again. Reduce the flame and simmer for 12 minutes. Turn off flame and let sit for 5 minutes. Place quinoa in a large mixing bowl and fluff with a fork to cool. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, scallions, garlic, parsley, pine nuts, olives and red peppers. In a small bowl, mix the dressing ingredients together. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to mix thoroughly. Serve room temperature or chilled.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 296 calories, 14 gram fat (40% calories from fat), 11 gram protein, 35 gram carbohydrate, 13 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 375 milligram sodium

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