mediterranean quinoa

wow. i have been seriously neglecting this blog. my apologies. it was the last week of class and now i’m in exams, but i have a little break now. i will try to be better, i promise

i have been hearing and reading about quinoa (pronounced kin-wa, or so i’m told), and finally, i just decided to try it. and it was delicious. i will most definitely be making it again.

mediterranean quinoa salad

[ingredients]
quinoa (about 1 cup, uncooked)
2 cups water
grape tomatoes, cut in half
green onions, sliced
cucumber, cubed
feta cheese, cut into little squares
kalamata olives
juice of one lemon
1 tablespoon olive oil
salt, pepper, oregano

[directions]
boil 2 cups water, add uncooked quinoa, lower heat, let simmer for 15 minutes. remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. mix cut up vegetables, feta, lemon juice, olive oil, seasonings. serve warm or cold

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. summersher
    Apr 16, 2011 @ 09:36:33

    YUUUUUM. I definitely making some quinoa next week! I love it. And the med flavors sound delish… :)

    Reply

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