A quinoa salad is a refreshing change to the usual leafy green salad and it's high in protein. Quinoa is great as a side dish, a substitute for rice, or in a salad.
Things You'll Need
- 2 cups quinoa
- 1 can of organic corn
- 1 can of sliced black olives
- two bunches of green onions
- olive oil
- white balsamic vinegar
- red chili powder
- salt and pepper to taste
Get a medium sized sauce pan and put it 4 cups of water and 2 cups of quinoa (2:1 ratio of quinoa to water). Bring to a boil, cover the pan with a lid and simmer on low for 15 minutes
Rinse canned corn and olives and chop two bunches of chives and put them in a bowl.
Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper and red chili powder to taste.
Take cooled quinoa, fluff it and add it to the bowl of vegetables. Mix and serve!