Monday, September 20, 2010

Quinoa with Cherries and Almonds

1 1/2 C. quinoa
2 1/4 C. water
Soak quinoa in water for about fifteen minutes. Remove soaking water and add 2 1/4 C. water and 1 t. salt to quinoa. Simmer on low for 25-30 minutes. Cover and let rest for about ten minutes. Spoon into a bowl. Toss with the following ingredients:

1 red onion, diced and sauteed (mix 1 T. curry powder in after sauteed)
1/4 C. olive oil
2 T. balsamic vinegar
1/2 C. dried cherries
3/4 C. toasted slivered almonds
zest and juice of one orange
1 t. salt

1 comment:

  1. yum! i never think of adding balsamic vinegar to quinoa