Saturday, May 13, 2017

Moroccan Quinoa Salad

Moroccan Quinoa Salad

This can be a light main dish, or a side dish to accompany your meat of preference. 

-1 cup quinoa, cooked according to package directions
-1/4 c olive oil
-zest and juice of 1 lemon
-1 tsp cumin
-1 tsp curry powder
-1 tsp turmeric
-1/4 tsp cinnamon
-1 tsp salt
-1/4 tsp cayenne
-1 Tbsp sugar or honey
-1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
-3 carrots, shredded
-1 bunch cilantro, mint or parsley, chopped
-1/2 c raisins
-1/2 c sunflower seeds

In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest and juice, cumin, curry powder, turmeric, cinnamon, salt, cayenne and sugar/ honey. Toss with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately or chill until serving.

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