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RECIPE COURTESY OF MARY SUE MILLIKEN AND SUSAN FENIGER

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, a “new” ingredient that has been around for thousands of years, is a tiny, high-protein grain from South America. It’s … More

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Nutrition Info

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Ingredients

12 cups water

1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed

5 pickling cucumbers, peeled, ends trimmed, and cut into 1/4-inch cubes

1 small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch cubes

1 large tomato, cored, seeded, and diced

1 bunch Italian parsley leaves, chopped

2 bunches mint leaves, chopped

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 lemon, juiced

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

4 heads endive, trimmed and separated into individual spears

1 avocado, peeled, seeded and diced, for garnish

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