Saturday, December 17, 2011

Holiday Quinoa Salad

Holiday Quinoa Salad
Quinoa Salad with Red & Green Peppers

  • ·         1 cup organic quinoa
  • ·         ½ cup olive oil
  • ·         1 medium onion
  • ·         1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • ·         1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • ·         ¼ cup water
  • ·         ½ cup canned organic garbanzo beans, drained.
  • ·         Salt & pepper to taste
Cook quinoa based on directions on the box. Set aside.
Thinly slice onions. In a skillet roast onions until they are caramelized. Add chopped red and green peppers.  Stir them on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add water, cover the skillet and let it simmer until peppers are tender.
In a bowl combine all ingredients. Adding salt and pepper to taste. Transfer into a serving dish.

You can also serve this hot as a pilaf accompanying a main dish.

Afiyet Olsun! Bon Appetit!

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