Quinoa Salad Recipe
A light and nutritious salad. A feast for the eyes and the taste buds.

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes


Serves: 4-5
Spring Summer

Bring to a boil:
    2 cups water

    1 cup quinoa (rinsed 3 times)
    1 tablespoon powdered vegetable broth

Cover and simmer until all water is absorbed. Let sit covered for 5 minutes, then fluff.

While quinoa is cooking, saute in a pan until golden:
    2 tablespoons canola oil
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 cup onion or leek, minced

Add and saute for 5 minutes:
    1 cup red bell pepper
    3/4 cup carrot, peeled and grated
    2 tablespoons poppy seeds

Mix cooked quinoa with sauteed vegetables and add:
    1 green onion, minced
    1/3 cup fresh parsley, minced
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    1 teaspoon Spike
    1/2 teaspoon salt

Serve warm or cold.

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