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Fresh and Healthy is our recipe of the month
Quinoa Salad with Avocado & Dried Apricots & Lemon-Cumin Vinaigrette
1 cup quinoa ( rinse under cold water prior to cooking)
1 cup vegetable stock
1 cup water
3 tablespoon raisins
3 tablespoon dried apricots- chopped
1 large lemon and zest
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp. ground coriander,cumin and smokey paprika
2 medium avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
2 medium scallions finely chopped
3 tablespoons toasted pine-nuts or sliced almonds
salt and pepper to taste
Using Lekue rice cooker - Add quinoa, water, stock. Cook on 80% wattage in your microwave for 11 min. Take out of microwave & toss. Let sit for 3 min.
Dressing : mix olive oil, juice from 1 lemon, all spices, 1scallion, salt & pepper to taste. Blend using Prepara salad dressing mixer.
Add the remaining ingredients :1 green onion, apricots, raisins, toasted pine-nuts. Toss in sliced avocado. Sprinkle dressing on quinoa. Salt & Pepper to taste. Serve
Quinoa is a supercharged grain! Full of antioxidants and high in nutrients with twice the calcium as whole wheat. This is a perfect food for gluten free diets.
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