I know what you’re thinking right now. Who is Mimi, and why should I care about her quinoa salad? Here’s the scoop. Mimi Kitner is a good friend with excellent taste, and she just told me that she keeps a steady supply of this salad in her fridge at all times. Satisfied? You will be for sure as soon as you taste it.
Excuse me now while I go grab another bowlful.
Mimi’s Best Quinoa Salad
- 1 c quinoa, well rinsed, added to a pot with 2 cups boiling water, then simmered uncovered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionaly, until dry
- 2 c finely chopped kale, spines removed first
- 1 t curry powder
- 1 clove minced garlic
- 1/2 c raisins, dried cranberries or other dried fruit
- 3 T each olive oil, apple cider vinegar
- sea salt, to taste
- 2 roasted peppers, chopped
- 1/4 c roughly chopped, lightly toasted almonds, as garnish
In a large bowl, mix chopped kale and raisins with the hot quinoa. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate for a while to let the flavours blend. Serves 4-6.
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- Red Curry Beef with Coconut and Lime Quinoa Salad
- Waldorf Chicken Salad on Cumin Cilantro Quinoa
- Quinoa, Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms
- Quinoa Tabouli with Sheep Feta
- Red Salad L’Orignal
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