Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Asian Quinoa Salad

Here’s another great and healthy Quinoa Salad. I used a combination of white and red Quinoa.

Asian Quinoa Salad
3/4c. uncooked Quinoa
11/2c. water or Chicken Broth
1c. Sugar Snap Peas or Snow Peas trimmed and cut in half
Bring to a boil then lower to med low and cook 10 minutes. Then toss in Snow Peas and cook for 6 minutes more.
Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.
2-3 C. shredded Coleslaw mix or (shredded cabbage and carrots)
1 Red Bell Pepper sliced thin
3T. Cilantro Chopped
2T. Green onions sliced
1T. Sesame Seeds
1T. Rice Wine Vinegar
2T. Orange Marmalade
2t. Sesame Oil
1T. Ginger root minced
Juice from 1 lime
1t. salt
pinch of Cayenne pepper
1t. garlic minced
Mix altogether until combined well. Pour over Quinoa and toss.

Adapted from Weight Watchers

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