2 c. cooked Quinoa
2 c. very hot water
1 cucumber, chopped
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1 bunch green onion, (8) sliced
½ c. fresh chopped mint
2 c. fresh chopped parsley
1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
½ c. fresh lemon juice
¾ c. extra virgin olive oil
1 T. pepper
2 tsp.. Salt or to taste
Prepare Quinoa as directed on the package.
Meantime, prepare the vegetables for the salad and mix the dressing ingredients together.
Stir the prepared grain, other salad ingredients,
and dressing together in a medium
Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Pairs Well With
Reprinted from Celi-Yak News - Summer 2010
(a Middle Eastern grain and vegetable salad)