Tag: quinoa

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Beef and Quinoa Stuffed Delicata Squash

I always say that Delicata Squash is the “slice and bake” cookie dough of gourds. They are long and thin, typically, and have an edible skin. So you can literally slice them crosswise, bake, and eat them without doing much else (you do need to remove the seeds). However, in […]

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Greek Quinoa Salad

This is a truly satisfying salad on its own, but also great with grilled meat, fish, or high quality jarred tuna (here I used Tonnino brand tuna in olive oil). (Serves 4-6) 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 5 oz Feta (I prefer Sheep’s Milk, but use what you like), crumbled […]

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Quinoa Tabbouleh

3 cups (packed) fresh flat leaf parsley 1/2 cup (packed) fresh mint leaves 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 1/3 cup Extra Virgin olive oil 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1 English Cucumber, small dice 1/4 cup red onion, small dice (optional) 1 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt 1/2 tsp freshly ground […]

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Zucchini, Snap Pea, and Quinoa Salad

(Serves 2 heartily, or 4 as a side) 2 medium zucchini 2 cups snap peas 2 cups cooked quinoa, cold 1 jalapeno, sliced 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar 2 tsp honey 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt black pepper, from peppermill Make dressing by whisking honey and vinegar […]