Quinoa Salad

  • 27 mins
  • 9 ingredients
  • Servings 8-10
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 12-15 min
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced or pressed
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
Directions:
  • In a medium sauce pan, bring the broth to a boil.
  • Add the quinoa, reduce heat to medium and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 15 minutes.
  • Fluff with  fork and transfer to a large bowl.
  • In a medium frying pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, pepper and garlic and cook just until tender.
  • Add the onion mixture, basil and thyme to the quinoa.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serves 8-10.

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