20 November 2012

mediterranean quinoa salad.


Here is simple, refreshing salad for lunch or dinner. It is perfect for anticipating the heavy foods of Thanksgiving... 

mediterranean quinoa salad.
serves 2 main courses or serves 4 side dishes

for the salad:
2 cups cooked quinoa
1 cup red grapes, halved
1 English cucumber, diced
1/4 cup katamala olives, chopped
1/4 red onion, diced
3 TBL toasted almonds, chopped
3 TBL fresh dill, chopped
1 TBL fresh mint, chopped
sea salt & cracked pepper

  1. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Add dressing carefully, adding to your preference. 


for the dressing:
2 1/2 TBL Greek yogurt
2 TBL olive oil
1 TBL honey
1 TBL cider vinegar
a pinch of dried oregano
sea salt & cracked pepper

  1. Add all ingredients in a bowl & whisk. 
happy eatings & cheers!


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