Parsley and quinoa salad

Recipe: Parsley and quinoa salad

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber, peeled, deseeded, diced

Instructions

  1. Place quinoa and 1 1/2 cups cold water in a saucepan over high heat. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low.
  2. Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until water has absorbed. Drain. Rinse.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl. Place lemon juice and oil in a screw-top jar. Season with salt and pepper. Secure lid. Shake to combine.
  4. Add parsley, cucumber and dressing to quinoa. Toss to combine.
  5. Serve.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: snack

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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