Green Quinoa Dinner Salad...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Below, you will find a scrumptious dinner salad..I had this same salad while a way on my vacation, it is scrumptious, Bon Appetite...
Green Quinoa Dinner Salad Serves 6
2 ½ cups / 12 oz / 340 gr cooked quinoa (you’ll need to cook a little over 1 cup of quinoa)
1 cup / 4.2 oz / 120 gr celery, diced
½ cup / 7 oz / 200 gr green olives, pitted and chopped
1 ripe avocado, diced
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
3 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
ground pepper to taste
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
Allow to cool and fluff with a fork.
Place quinoa, celery, olives, avocado, parsley and mint in a salad bowl.
Whisk together the dressing ingredients (except the red pepper flakes).
Just before serving toss the quinoa mixture with the dressing.
Sprinkle with red pepper flakes (if using) and serve.
One serving of this green quinoa salad (dressing included) has 265 calories, 18 grams of fats, 23 grams of carbs and 5 grams of protein.