Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:

1 ½ cups water
1 cup quinoa
½ cup raisins (in ½ cup boiling water for about 15 minutes to soften, then drain)
1 can 19 oz. chick-peas, rinsed and drained
3-4 green onions, chopped
1 sweet red pepper, diced
1 zucchini, diced
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
¼ cup diced, dried papaya or apricots|

Dressing:

3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 clove garlic, minced Salt and pepper to taste
½ - 1 tsp. ground cumin
¼ - ½ tsp. turmeric
Dash hot pepper sauce
3 tbsp. Udo’s Oil Blend

Instructions:

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  • Combine all other salad ingredients and toss gently.
  • Whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Toss. Chill to let flavors blend. Can be made a day in advance.