2 cups of quinoa
1/3 cup pitted and chopped olives
1/3 cup drained capers
1/4-1/2 cup chopped fresh/red onion
1 cup chopped tomatoes
Optional – chopped herbs
2 TBS fresh lemon juice
1 TBS of mild mustard
2 TBS apple cider vinegar
2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 cup olive oil
High quality sea salt, to taste
Pre-Prep: soak the quinoa overnight in water and rinse well before using.
- Cook quinoa on medium heat for around 15-20 minutes. Pour through a strainer and set aside to cool down.
- Blend all the dressing ingredients together until smooth in a blender, or simply add them to a bowl and whisk well with a fork.
- Add the quinoa to a large mixing bowl, then pour the dressing on top, and add the olives, capers, onion, herb and tomatoes. Mix well and enjoy your delicious Mediterranean meal!
Edited from the original: http://www.kimberlysnyder.net/blog/2012/01/25/greek-inspired-millet-salad-recipe/