For 6 servings:
- Rinse 2 CUPS QUINOA in a colander under running water. Place in a pan with 2 CUPS WATER.
- Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes until water is absorbed. Drain and cool.
Toss with the following ingredients and chill well:
½ CUP CHOPPED GREEN ONION
1 CUP CHOPPED FRESH PARSLEY
1tbsp FRESH CHOPPED BASIL (or 1tsp DRY)
1tbsp CHOPPED FRESH MINT LEAVES
1 SHALLOT MINCED
¼ CUP SLICED BLACK OLIVES
24 CHERRY TOMATOES halved
- Whisk ½ CUP FRESH LEMON JUICE and ¼ CUP OLIVE OIL together. Pour over and toss with salad. Serve on tangy lettuce leaves.
Nutritional analysis: per serving; 318 calories; 7gm protein; 51gm carbohydrate; 5gm fiber; 11gm fats; 0 cholesterol; 76mg calcium; 3mg iron; 114mg magnesium; 386mg potassium; 34mg sodium; 2mg zinc.
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