I pretty much followed Kathy's recipe to a T! My middle daughter was with me when I made it and she thought I should add avocado to it upon serving. I didn't put avocado in the whole recipe - just in individual servings. I also think you could add grilled chicken for a complete dinner!
Try this yummy, refreshing summer salad!
Quinoa Salad (Kathy recommends doubling the recipe)
1 cup of quinoa, cooked with 1/2 tsp salt
Cook quinoa according to package directions and allow to cool. While it is cooking, make dressing and prepare ingredients.
Combine ingredients and set aside
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice (more if needed)
1 Tbsp olive oil (more if needed)
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp salt
1 clove garlic, minced
pepper to taste
lemon zest to taste
2 green onions, chopped
fresh basil, chopped ( I use kitchen shears to cut)
fresh cilantro, chopped (I use kitchen shears to cut)
1 - 2 cucumbers, peeled and diced
2 tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Once quinoa is cooked and fairly cool, add all ingredients to the quinoa. Add the dressing! Toss and chill until ready to serve.
*serve with avocado and/or diced grilled chicken