Quinoa Salad

May 4, 2016 |

Ingredients: 3 cups quinoa - cooked, 1/4-1/2 cup Lime Vinaigrette (, 1/4 cup pine nuts - toasted, 1 organic yellow bell pepper - diced, 6 apricots - dried and diced, 3 Tbs. organic raisins (the golden yellow variety are very pretty in this salad), 2 Tbs. currants - dried, 1 tsp salt, 2Tbs cilantro or chives fresh and chopped, lettuce leaves - rinse and dry and leave whole, sprigs of flat-leaf parsley lime wedges

METHOD: In a large mixing bowl, toss together the quinoa and lime vinaigrette dressing.

In a separate bowl combine the pine nuts, apricots, raisins, currants, salt and cilantro or chives. Mix completely and add to the quinoa.

Ladle each serving onto a prepared lettuce leaf. Garnish with sprig of parsley and a wedge of lime.

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