Easy Quinoa Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (or sunflower seeds)
  • 1/4 cup scallions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup bunch basil, chopped
  • 1/4 cup bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 carrot, shredded
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced

Instructions

1. Wash quinoa. Place in water.

2. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 13–15 minutes.

3. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.

4. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt together in a small bowl.

5. Place cooked quinoa in a mixing bowl.

6. Add pine nuts, scallions, veggies and fresh herbs, and fluff.

7. Add dressing and lightly toss.

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by Deborah Lobart

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