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Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Greek God Salad
1 1/3 cup (330 mL) water 2/3 cup ( 160 mL) quinoa 1 cup (250 mL) diced English cucumber ½ cup (125 mL) red pepper ½ cup (125 mL) sliced or chopped black olives ½ cup (125 mL) crumbled feta ¼ cup (60 mL) diced red onion (optional) 3 Tbsp (45 mL) olive oil 3 Tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano cracked black pepper to taste Bring the water and quinoa to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 10 minutes. Turn the heat off and leave the covered saucepan on the burner for an additional 5 minutes. Remove the lid and fluff with a fork. Set aside to cool completely. Place the cucumber, red pepper, olives, feta, and red onion (if using) into a medium bowl. Add the cooled quinoa and set aside. Whisk the olive oil, lemon juice and dried oregano in a small bowl. Pour the dressing over the quinoa vegetable mixture and gently toss until evenly distributed. Add cracked black pepper to taste.