Mint Quinoa with Crunchy Pine Nuts

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WholeFoods Magazine Staff
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Recipe courtesy of Eden Foods

Ingredients

1 cup Eden Organic Quinoa, washed and drained or Eden Organic Red Quinoa

1 1/4 cup water

1 tablespoon Eden Ume Plum Vinegar, or to taste

1/2 cup pine nuts, lightly pan toasted

1/3 cup scallions, finely chopped

1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped fine

1 cup cauliflower, small florets, blanched 2 minutes

1/4 cup carrots, diced, blanched 1 minute

2 tablespoons Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Directions

  1. Place the quinoa and water in a sauce pan, cover and bring to a boil.
  1. Reduce flame to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  1. Remove, place in a bowl and allow cooling for a few minutes.
  1. Sprinkle ume plum vinegar, olive oil, pine nuts, scallions, cauliflower, carrots and mint on top. Toss and serve.

Eden also recommends combining this salad with their Eden Organic Garbanzo Beans.

Published by WholeFoods Magazine Online, 5/27/2014