Wednesday, February 15, 2006

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

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