Quinoa Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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1/2 cup quinoa

1 cup water

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons orange juice

1 clove garlic, finely minced

2 scallions, thinly sliced

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

2 tablespoons raisins

2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

1 orange, peeled and coarsely chopped

1 cup chopped cooked chicken (optional)

Salt and pepper


  1. In a strainer rinse the quinoa under running water and drain. Combine the quinoa and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer until all the of the water is absorbed. In a large bowl combine the remaining ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the quinoa and mix well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.