Quinoa Salad Recipe

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July 8, 2016

Recipe by Chef Jacquie

Ingredients

½ cup quinoa, well rinsed

1 cup chicken or vegetable broth

1/3 cup snipped chives

2 stalks celery cut into 1/4″ dice

1 shallot, peeled and minced

1-1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

3 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar

¼ teaspoons fresh pepper

1 cucumber, peeled and diced

Directions

1In a medium pot, over high heat, bring broth to boil.

2Add quinoa and stir, bring to a boil again.

3Cover, lower heat and simmer 13-15 minutes until liquid is absorbed.

4Let sit, covered for five minutes, uncover and let cool completely.

5Combine all ingredients and serve over salad greens.

6Options: sliced grapes, diced chicken, tuna, diced carrots, broccoli, string beans, asparagus, bacon, hardboiled egg, dried cherries or cranberries, spinach.

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