Tag: quinoa


Mediterranean Tuna and Quinoa Salad

(Serves 4) 3 cups cooked quinoa, cold 6 oz. high quality canned or jarred tuna (I love Tonnino brand) 5 oz Feta (I prefer Sheep’s Milk, but use what you like), crumbled 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1 1/2 cups cucumber, small dice 2 tbsp capers, drained 1/2 cup […]


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 […]


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 […]


Quinoa and Brussels Sprout Salad with Kalamata Olives and Feta

Difficulty Easy

(Serves 3-4) 2 cups cooked quinoa, room temperature 3 cups shaved Brussels sprouts 2 roasted red peppers, seeded and diced 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 3/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp capers 1 […]


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 […]