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    Curried Quinoa Salad

    Curried Quinoa Salad. Photo by kelly in TO

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    30 mins

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    kelly in TO's Note:

    Mmm curried Quinoa.. really, how can you go wrong with this? For a full lunch add some chicken or tofu.

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    1. 1
      Toast the Quinoa in a frying pan for about 5 minutes or until it begins to pop.
    2. 2
      Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a saucepan and add toasted quinoa.
    3. 3
      Cover and simmer over a medium heat for about 15 - 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Put quinoa in a large bowl and let cool.
    4. 4
      Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and add onion, fry onion over a medium heat until the onion begins to soften, add curry powder and cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
    5. 5
      Whisk together in a bowl the remaining oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper and pour over quinoa. Stir in reserved onion mixture, carrot, red pepper, apricots, cashews, green onion, and parsley.
    6. 6

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 28, 2009


      Excellent salad, it was a total hit at a potluck, apricots are a nice change for the usual raisins. I find this salad better cold, leftovers the next day are even better just added the toasted cashews at the last minute to keep their crunch. Thanks

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    • on December 23, 2008


      Good salad, would make again, but would tinker with it a smidge. It was subtle and soft, with nice hints of flavour. Thanks!

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    • on September 15, 2007


      I really liked the combination of flavors in this salad, though I did find it needed more salt and pepper. I added a bit more curry powder, but I find I always do :). Also, 1/3 cup of olive oil seemed excessive. In the future I will probably use less. All in all it was a good meal that was quick and easy to make, and used things I tend to have on hand. I will make it again, with some adjustments. Thanks Kelly in TO

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    Nutritional Facts for Curried Quinoa Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (96 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 293.3
    Calories from Fat 168
    Total Fat 18.7 g
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 60.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 28.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    Sugars 4.7 g
    Protein 5.2 g

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