Intro: Rainbow Quinoa Salad
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
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
Step 4: Prep
Toss quinoa with 1 cup shredded red cabbage, chopped veggies and dressing.