Sweet and Savory Quinoa Salad

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups water
  • 1
    cup organic quinoa, uncooked
  • 13
    cup scallion, chopped (light green and dark green)
  • 13
  • 12
    cup feta cheese, crumbled (or more to suit your taste)
  • 12
    cup dried cranberries (or more to suit your taste)
  • 1
    cup corn (fresh or frozen, cooked until tender in salted water)
  • 13
    cup balsamic vinaigrette (creamy style preferred)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash quinoa thoroughly under cool running water using a sieve. Combine 2 cups water, quinoa and bring to a boil. Cook according to package instructions or approximately 20 minutes (covered). Cook corn in salted water until tender; then drain well.
  • Place quinoa in a bowl and allow it to come to room temperature along with the drained corn.
  • Meanwhile, chop scallions and parsley - add to quinoa once it has cooled. Add feta cheese and dried cranberries. Mix well. Add balsamic vinaigrette - mix well. Add additional dressing if needed. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Allow salad to sit for at least 15 minutes to allow flavors to meld. Serve at room temperature and enjoy.
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