Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Erin Mckool from Start makes a healthy and hearty salad. The recipe below serves two.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

½ cup chopped parsley
½ cup chopped cilantro
1 cup chopped broccoli crowns
½ cup red onion, diced small
½ cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced in half
2 cups white quinoa
½ cup vinaigrette dressing (recipe below)
¼ cup feta cheese

Toss quinoa together with olives, parsley, cilantro, broccoli, red onion and cherry tomatoes.

Pour vinaigrette dressing over quinoa mix and blend. Gently fold in the feta cheese.

Vinaigrette Dressing

1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 2/3 cups canola oil
1 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp lemon zest
1 level TBL glove garlic minced
½ tsp dry mustard
½ tsp black pepper

Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix until thoroughly blended.

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