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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

When I first posted the Vegan Creole and Quinoa Salad I didn’t have the recipe for the Quinoa Salad. Amy and Arron gave it to me almost immediately but for those who missed it, here it is.

I just made it today… bliss!

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Quinoa Salad and Mint Dressing

Salad
1 cup quinoa (soaked for 15 minutes and rinsed a few times, cooked for 15 minutes in 1.5 cups of water and cooled to room temperature)
1/4 cup raisins and chopped, dried apricots (soaked for 5 minutes in hot water)
“Handful” of chopped cashews and walnuts
1 Avocado, pitted and diced
Salt added to taste

Gently toss ingredients together in a bowl

Dressing
1/4 cup (packed) fresh mint
1 T dried parsley flakes
8 oz. plain yogurt (we used ~2% greek yogurt, but thought using non-greek yogurt in the future might yield a better texture)
Juice of 1 lime
1 clove of garlic mashed with 1/4 tsp. sea salt
Spoonful of almond Tahini in it

Blend ingredients together in food processor

Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled

Ok – it was great but not quite as good as when they made it. Did you ever notice that company makes the meal?

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About trueindigo

vegan, runner, blogger, mom, model, artist, tarot reader.

One response »

  1. This looks incredible. As a through and through devotee of Quinoa I’ll definitely have to try it! Thanks for sharing.

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