Monday, October 22, 2012

Lentil Quinoa Salad

This Lentil Quinoa Salad recipe is absolutely wonderful.  Fresh, filling, healthful and delicious!

Lentil Quinoa Salad:

  • 1/2 c  Quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/2 c Brown Lentils, rinsed
  • 2 T Dijon Mustard
  • 2 T Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/4 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 t Garlic Powder
  • 1 Lime, zested
  • 2 Scallions, chopped
  • 1 T Cilantro, chopped

  1. In a large microwave-proof bowl with a cover, add quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water. Cover and microwave on high for 9 minutes. Let it sit for 2 minutes then stir.
  2. Make dressing by mixing together the mustard, vinegar, oil, garlic powder and lime zest. 
  3. Mix the quinoa, lentils, dressing, green onions, and chopped cilantro.

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