Quinoa Salad

Course : Vegetables
Serves: 9
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Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups quinoa
3 cups water
1 medium green bell pepper -- chopped
1 medium red bell pepper -- chopped
1/4 cup scallion -- chopped
1/4 cup red onion -- chopped
1/4 cup dill -- cilantro, or parsley finely chopped
1 recipe savory salad dressing or honey-vinegar dressing
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper to taste
 

Preparation / Directions:

Rinse the quinoa well before cooking to remove its slightly bitter coat. Place the quinoa and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the liquid is absorbed. Combine the chopped vegetables in a bowl, including the fresh chopped herb of your choice. Mix well. Add the cooked quinoa. Toss gently and add dressing of your choice. Mix well. Add the cooked quinoa. Toss gently and add dressing of your choice. Toss again and add pepper to taste. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.


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