quinoa salad

Ingredients:

Optional:  2 chicken breast fillets sliced in strips, gently cooked in olive oil and a splash of balsamic vinegar or 1 pack of best quality free range sausages cooked and thinly sliced.

 

Vegetarian or vegan friendly version:

1 cup of quinoa(raw) rinsed and then cooked as per package directions

125 grams of snow peas chopped

125 grams of cherry tomatoes chopped.

         We were lucky to receive home grown from family!  

1/2 red onion finely chopped

1 clove of garlic chopped

1/2 cup basil leaves.chopped.

         I have basil growing in my garden.

 

Dressing:

1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup of balsamic vinegar

Himalayan salt and freshly ground pepper.

 

1.Once quinoa is cooked and drained add to a large salad bowl.

2.Add vegetables (and cooked chicken or sausages), mix together and add dressing.

3.Toss to combine and serve.

Method:

Photo: Courtesy of Jackie Moult

Recipe: Courtesy of taste.com.au and ingredients changed to suit