Simple Quinoa Salad

Simple Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad:

Ingredients

  • Red pepper, cucumber, beans or other vegetables may be added. Adding beans, nuts or seeds would make this a good vegetarian side or lunch salad. (black beans, chickpeas, pine nuts, almonds etc.) For a vegetarian dinner option bean patty’s would be a good substitution.
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flake
  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown mustard (or dijon)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pepper and salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup green pepper chopped
Read the whole recipe on Neo-Homesteading