By Guest Blogger Amy Mirialakis
Coming up with different ways to make quinoa dishes can be a bit of a challenge, so try this Warming Winter Quinoa Salad recipe that is loaded with flavor. And as a bonus, quinoa is a complete protein, which is very rare for a grain. Also, it’s gluten free!
- 2 cups Water
- 1 cup Quinoa
- 1 Tsp. ground Coriander
- 1 Tsp. Garlic Powder
- 1 Tsp. Black Pepper
- 1/2 Tsp. Sea Salt
- 1 Tomato, chopped
- 1 Cucumber, chopped
- 1 Shallot, diced
- 1 handful of Basil leaves, cut into ribbons
- 1/4 cup slivered Almonds, toasted
- 1/4 cup Feta, crumbled
- Bring water to a boil, add quinoa and then season with the coriander, garlic, pepper and salt. Cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
- Combine all remaining ingredients in a bowl. Add cooked quinoa and mix gently. Can be served warm or cold.
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