red quinoa salad...

Posted on | 03 August 2010 | 3 Comments

have to give credit to my sister for this one - a perfect lunch dish, full of flavor and freshness.

LEFT PHOTO BY DESTINED TO DESIGN, RIGHT IMAGE FROM FLICKR

INGREDIENTS
2 cups red quinoa
2 cups broccoli florets
1 bunch asparagus, chopped in thirds
1 cup shredded carrots
1 avocado, sliced

1/4 cup olive oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
freshly ground black pepper
coarse sea salt



DIRECTIONS
Cook red quinoa per instructions on box. Boil a pot of water, and blanch vegetables for approximately 3 minutes. Strain and let cool. Mix vegetables in with quinoa, drizzle with olive oil dressing, and top with sliced avocado, ground black pepper and sea salt. Serves 4.

Comments

3 Responses to “red quinoa salad...”

  1. Charlotte
    8/3/10, 12:32 PM

    Looks delicious!

  2. rachel
    8/3/10, 6:34 PM

    woohoo i made the blog!! haha, glad to inspire you hermana :)

  3. JRDMdesigns
    8/3/10, 10:21 PM

    I LOVE that salad!! Sooo delish