Quinoa Recipes

Mediterraneanish Lentil Salad

Chives or Garlic Chives
Arugula (chopped)
Feta cheese
Basil (chopped)
Oregano (chopped)
Tomatoes (diced)
Olive oil
White balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper
Za'atar spice (optional)
All quantities are subject to personal preference and can be adjusted.
Steam the lentils until tender (or buy precooked), cook the quinoa in water or chicken broth, let cool. Stir together the quinoa, lentils and other ingredients in a bowl. Chill for at least 30 min or overnight. Nosh.
-- Recipe by Elizabeth Warren

Quinoa Garden Salad

Bowl of Quinoa Garden Salad

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 cucumber, quartered and sliced
8 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup feta cheese
Fresh parsley and/or mint, to garnish

1/2 cup olive oil
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp salt

1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil and then simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Allow to cool.

2. Prepare dressing and toss with quinoa and remaining ingredients.
-- Recipe by Natalie Kneifel


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