Quinoa Apricot & Almond Salad

Guna Organics
Guna Organics|
Last updated on Jan 10th
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time15Minutes
  • Serves5people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup silvered almonds toasted
  • 1/4 cup green onions sliced
  • 1/4 cup mint chopped or julienned
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 3 tbsp apricot preserves or squash
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp ginger grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Preparation

  1. Bring the water, quinoa and dried apricots to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the quinoa is tender and has absorbed the water, about 15 minutes, remove from heat and let it sit for 5 minutes, covered.
  2. Mix the quinoa, almonds, green onions and mint and toss with the mixture of the apricot preserves, oil, lemon, juice, ginger, salt and pepper.
  3. Serve at warm or at room temperature or chilled, as per choice.
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