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This quinoa salad recipe is perfect for toting to summer potlucks. It brings together flavors of sweet cherries and fresh herbs mixed with textures of crunchy walnuts.
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
- 3 Tablespoons walnut oil
- 3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 Tablespoon minced shallot
- 1/2 pound cherries, halved and pitted
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh herbs such as tarragon, chives, and parsley
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
- Course ground salt and pepper
- Feta cheese, optional
In a medium saucepan with a lid, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Stir in quinoa and 1/4 tsp salt. Boil and stir occasionally until quinoa starts to sprout. Test for doneness, it will be tender. Remove from heat and drain in a sieve. Cool to room temperature. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, and shallot; season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing on warm quinoa. Add cherries, herbs and walnuts and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper.Recipes Home
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