Strawberry Basil Quinoa Salad
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Serves: 3 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups fresh strawberries, sliced or chopped
  • 1 cup dried quinoa, cooked (makes about 3 cups)
  • ¼ cup shelled pistachios, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste, optional
  • Crumbled feta cheese, optional
Instructions
  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions; set aside.
  2. To flavor the olive oil with basil, in small pan, heat the olive oil and then sauté basil until crispy, about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove basil and let drain on paper towel.
  4. In mixing bowl, add all ingredients and gently stir.
  5. Garnish with crumbled fried basil leaves and feta cheese (optional)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 163 g Calories: 313 kcal Fat: 24 g Saturated fat: 3 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 21 g Sugar: 4 g Sodium: 8 mg Fiber: 4 g Protein: 5 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by California Strawberries at http://www.californiastrawberries.com/contest-winning-strawberry-basil-quinoa-salad/