Adapted from NutritionMD, www.nutritionmd.org
|2-1/2 cups cooked (1 cup dry) NOW Real Food® Quinoa*|
|3/4 cup chopped mint|
|1/2 cup diced seedless cucumbers|
|2 cups finely chopped parsley|
|2 small tomatoes|
|3 green onions, chopped|
|3 tablespoons lemon juice|
|1 tablespoon NOW Real Food® Extra Virgin Olive Oil*|
|1/2 teaspoon salt|
|1/4 teaspoon black pepper|
- Rinse quinoa thoroughly.
- Bring 1 cup quinoa and 1-3/4 cup water to a full boil over medium heat, cover, and reduce to simmer.
- Continue simmering quinoa for 15 minutes, then remove from heat, uncover, and allow to cool.
- In a bowl, combine quinoa, mint, cucumbers, parsley, tomatoes, and onions.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour over salad; toss.
- Serve at room temperature or refrigerate for 1 or more hours and serve cold.
*NOW items available at your local health food store