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California Plum and Quinoa Salad
Courtesy of California Tree Fruit Agreement
Prep Time: 20 Min.
Cook Time: 15 Min.
Chill Time: 90 Min.
What you need:
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+ 1 1/4 c. quinoa
+ 2 1/2 c. water
+ 2 fresh California plums, pitted and diced
+ 1/2 c. chopped, toasted walnuts
+ 1/4 c. ea. chopped red and yellow bell pepper
+ 1/4 c. sliced green onions
+ 3 Tbsp. flax oil
+ 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
+ 1/4 c. white wine vinegar
+ 1 1/2 Tbsp. honey
+ 1/4 tsp. salt
What to do:
1. Rinse quinoa and drain well. Add to boiling water; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 mins.
2. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 mins. Fluff with a fork and let chill for about 30 mins.
3. Stir together quinoa, plums, walnuts, peppers and onions in a medium bowl. Whisk together remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour over salad; toss well to coat all ingredients with dressing.
4. Cover and chill for 1 hr.
Calories: 350; Total Fat: 25g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 34g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 7g; Sodium: 105mg;