Minty Quinoa Salad w/ Dates

Quinoa Salad

Minty Quinoa Salad w/Dates

This salad is a favorite of my students.  It’s almost like a dessert!

1 1/2 cups cooked Quinoa  (rinse quinoa a few times)

1/3 cup chopped fresh Mint

1/4 cup chopped fresh Scallions

1/4 cup chopped dates

1/3 cup Pistachios or Walnuts (chopped about in 1/2)

Olive oil

Squeeze of lemon (just a little to brighten)

Salt & Pepper

Put all the ingredients together in a bowl except olive oil, lemon, salt & pepper.

Toss and squeeze a little lemon on, toss again.  Add olive oil to taste and salt & pepper.