Mandarin Quinoa Salad
2 cups cooked quinoa
One 11 oz can mandarin orange segments in light syrup
1 cup salted peanuts
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp sesame oil
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
pinch of salt
pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
¼ cup scallions (optional)
In a large bowl toss together the quinoa, orange segments, peanuts and scallions (optional).
In a small bowl stir together the remaining ingredients including 2 tablespoons of the mandarin orange syrup. Pour over the salad and toss to combine.
Variatoin: Add 2 teaspoons of curry powder to dressing.
1,000 Vegetarian Recipes 1996