Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Dinner salad and recipe

Dinner Salad
Originally uploaded by gibsonsgolfer
Wild Rice and Quinoa Salad

2 cups cooked quinoa
2 cups cooked wild rice
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup dried fruit - cranberries, raisins, blueberries, etc.
1/2 cup chopped green onions

1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
2 cloves garlic -- minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
1/2 cup toasted pecans

In a large bowl, combine quinoa, wild rice, tomatoes, cilantro, dried fruit, and green onions.
In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, sesame oil, garlic, salt, cumin, and coriander.
Pour over grains and vegetables; toss together.

*Refrigerate salad until cold.

Sprinkle with almonds and pecans just before serving.


Shane said...

Oh hey, thanks for posting this recipe. It was delicious. I'm a big fan of quinoa, so I definitely plan to try it out myself this weekend.

Scattered Mom said...

This looks so good! I'm definitely going to have to try it. :)