Quinoa Berry Salad
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 4
 
Gluten-Free and Vegan
Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 pint organic blackberries
  • 1 pint organic raspberries
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 2 scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. stevia powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest, plus more for serving
  • 2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to package. Remove from heat; set aside to cool for 20 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, blackberries, raspberries, basil, mixed greens and scallions; gently toss to combine. Place in the refrigerator for 25 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, whisk remaining ingredients.
  4. Remove quinoa salad from the fridge; drizzle with balsamic dressing.
  5. Serve chilled with additional lemon zest.
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2012/07/09/quinoa-berry-salad/