Peruvian Quinoa Salad

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Serves: 6-8 as a side dish

Time: 35 minutes

A super simple, protein rich salad using quinoa which can either be a great side dish or main meal. Quinoa is a gluten free grain providing all the amino acids our bodies need.
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A super simple, protein rich salad using quinoa which can either be a great side dish or main meal. Quinoa is a gluten free grain providing all the amino acids our bodies need.
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Ingredients

1 cup organic quinoa
2 1/4 cups water
3/4 cup organic pepitas (roasted)
2 green onion/shallots, finely sliced
1/2-1 red capsicum, diced
1/2 cup fresh basil, julienned
10 med size, sun-dried tomatoes, finely sliced
3 tbsp red wine vinegar
3 tbsp organic olive oil
pinch organic cayenne pepper
salt and cracked pepper to taste

method

  1. Dry roast the organic quinoa grain in a saucepan, stirring constantly over medium heat for about 5 minutes until it just becomes aromatic.Be careful not to let it burn.
  2. Add the water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  4. The water will be absorbed, but if cooked before the water is absorbed, then drain in a colander.
  5. Allow to cool (place in fridge if necessary).
  6. Dry roast the organic pepitas in a sauté pan over medium heat until fragrant. This takes about 3 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat when the pepitas start to pop.
  8. Toss all the ingredients together & enjoy
Vegan
Vegan
Dairy Free
Dairy Free
Egg Free
Egg Free
Low Fat
Low Fat
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Wheat Free
Wheat Free
Cane Sugar Free
Cane Sugar Free

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