Quinoa Salad

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Recipe by Charlotte J

Quinoa was held sacred by the Incas and they referred to it as the mother of all grains. This recipe is from Cafe Shi in Ames, Iowa

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 14 cup vinaigrette (any kind)
  • 14 cup red onion, diced
  • 14 cup red pepper, diced
  • 14 cup yellow pepper, diced
  • 14 cup mushroom, diced
  • 12 cup quinoa, cooked
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • rosemary, to taste
  • thyme, to taste


  1. Toss greens with the vinaigrette and let set.
  2. Saute onion, peppers, and mushrooms in a small amount of olive oil and butter.
  3. Salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Add quinoa, sprinkle with rosemary and thyme.
  5. Pour over greens and serve.

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