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QUINOA SPRING SALAD

This fresh new salad is just the dish for easy entertaining. It is super easy to make and is a real crowd pleaser! It also packs easily for lunches on the go or picnics. Once it is made it can be stored in the fridge for a day or two.

 

Ingredients:

 

Salad

 

3 cups cooked quinoa

1/2 cup young asparagus

1 cup red pepper, chopped

¼ cup green onion, chopped

½ cup cucumber, chopped

4 tbsp cilantro, chopped

4 tbsp Cider Maple Dressing

½ tsp Himalayan Sea Salt

¼ tsp Black Pepper

 

Cider Maple Dressing

 

¼ cup apple cider vinegar

1 tsp Dijon mustard

¼ tsp Himalayan Sea Salt

1 ½ tbsp pure maple syrup

¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

 

 

Directions

 

Cook 1 cup quinoa according to package directions. When cooked fluff with a fork and refrigerate to cool.  Meanwhile chop the vegetables and set aside.

Combine all ingredients for the dressing and whisk till smooth.

Once the quinoa is cool add all other ingredients and stir well. When you are ready to serve the salad add 4 tbsp of the Cider Maple Dressing and enjoy!

This salad goes perfectly with any burgers. Show here with a Black Bean Salsa Burger

 

 

 

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