Mexican Quinoa Salad
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Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 6-8
 
This Mexican-Inspired Quinoa Salad will leave your tastebuds begging for more.
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups of dry quinoa
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 an orange bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 scallions, chopped, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta or cojita cheese, plus more for garnish
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • a dash of cumin
  • a dash of oregano
Instructions
  1. In a very large saucepan, add your quinoa and water. Bring to a rolling boil. Cover, reduce to a simmer and let cook for about 10-15 minutes, or until cooked.
  2. In a large serving bowl, add the lime zest and juice, honey, oil and spices. Mix until well combined. Add the quinoa, chopped vegetables, and cheese. Toss to combine evenly and serve.
Recipe by Will *yum* at http://juniorhighfoodie.com/mexican-quinoa-salad/