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Quinoa Salad



    Quinoa Salad

    You can make this quinoa salad in your own kitchen. (Published Friday, Feb. 16, 2018)

    This recipe makes about two quarts.


    • 1 12-ounce box of white quinoa
    • ½ cup olive oil
    • Juice of three lemons
    • 3 plum tomatoes, diced small
    • ¼ cup minced red onion
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 4 to 6 dashes of hot sauce


    • Bring three quarts of water to a boil and add the quinoa.
    • Let it simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until it is soft and seeds pop open, then strain into a fine mesh strainer.
    • Mix in the olive oil and lemon juice. Then add the diced plum tomato, minced red onion and chopped parsley.
    • Mix well and season with salt and hot sauce. Serve warm or cold.