Quinoa Salad

Contributed by : Jill Kanwischer
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Connected Tree Member : Jill Kanwischer
Canadian Recipes : Salad Recipes

This recipe was made popular by my cousin Peg Lalor.

Total Time

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Prepare Time

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Cook Time

15 minutes

Recipe Servings

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Ingredients for
Quinoa Salad

Quinoa:

  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 cup quinoa
Salad:

  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 orange pepper, chopped
  • 1 mango, chopped
  • 1 large chicken breast, chopped (or substitute 1 can of black beans, rinsed)
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • Jalapeno peppers, finely chopped to taste
  • 1 handful of cilantro, finely chopped

Dressing:

  • Zest and juice of 3 limes
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin

How to Make
Quinoa Salad

  1. Cook stock and quinoa at low boil for 15 minutes then cover and let sit for 15 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl add all salad ingredients, chopped into bite size pieces.
  3. Whisk the lime zest, juice, olive oil and cumin together and add to the large bowl of salad ingredients. Add quinoa, stir well and chill. 
  4. Best if made the night before.