Monday, March 23, 2009

Quinoa salad

Perfect to bring with you in a lunchbox, this quinoa salad with carrots, apples, mint and scallions contains a lot of vitamins, it’s got the light texture and mild nutty taste of the quinoa, the crunchiness of the carrots and apple and the freshness of the mint. Yum-yum.

Quinoa salad with carrots and mint: Serves 6 - 8.

250 g. quinoa (rinsed, use your hands to “wash” the grains, cooked with the double amount of water for 15-20 min)
80 g carrots, grated
80 g. scallions, chopped
1 apple, diced
A handful of fresh mint, chopped
Half a lemon, juice only
A dash of olive oil
Salt, pepper

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