Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad

Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad



2 servings

Preparation 10 min 
Cooking 15 min
420 calories per serving 

3/4 cup quinoa 140 g 
1 1/2 cup water 375 mL 
1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 23 mL 
2 tsp lemon 1/4 lemon 
2/3 bunch arugula 100 g 
3 tbsp fresh mint, chopped 9 g 
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.1 g 
ground pepper to taste 
60 g feta cheese, light, cut into small cubes 

You may serve this salad warm or at room temperature.

Method

Cook the quinoa in the water.
Meanwhile, clean the arugula, chop the mint, then put them in a salad bowl. Pour the oil and lemon juice in a small bowl, add salt and pepper, then beat using a fork until the mixture is well emulsified.
Add the quinoa to the salad bowl. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad then toss well. Add the Feta cheese,adjust the seasoning, then serve.