Quinoa and Veggie Salad
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Quinoa and Veggie Salad

Submitted by: Lisa Capenigro

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Servings: 6

This is a wonderful, refreshing salad - one of my favorites!

Ingredients

    1 c. fresh basil

    2 tbsp. lemon juice

    2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

    4 clove garlic

    1/2 tsp. sea salt

    1/4 tsp. black pepper

    2 c. white quinoa

    15 oz. canned kidney beans

    1 c. yellow bell pepper

    1/2 c. tomato

    1/2 c. green onion

Directions

Place basil in a food processor. Add lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and process until nearly smooth, stopping to scrape down side as needed. Set aside. In a medium bowl, stir together cooked quinoa, the beans, sweet pepper, tomato, and green onions. Add basil mixture; stir to coat. Makes 6 servings.