Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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Introduction: Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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Full of flavor and colour, this salad makes a great side dish to any meal.

Quinoa is a superfood full of protein and fiber.

Leftovers will make a great lunch for the next day!

Step 1: Lemon Vinegrette

1/2 lemon, squeezed

1/4 cup EVOO

1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley

Mix together and set aside

Step 2: Veggies

Chop:

1/2 each yellow and red pepper, seeded & chopped

1/2 cup diced English cucumber, washed

1/4 cup diced red onion

1/2 red tomato, chopped

Step 3: Cooking Quinoa

Rinse 1 cup quinoa

Place in a saucepot and cover quinoa with 2 cup water + 1 tsp salt

Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer (#5 or 6)

Cook for 15 min or until al dente...to the bite

Drain

Step 4: Prep

Toss quinoa with 1 cup shredded red cabbage, chopped veggies and dressing.

Adjust seasonings.

Enjoy!

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