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The Good News Quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids. Tossed with pine nuts, it's the foundation of this light salad. More Salad Recipes

December 2008

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Credit: © Ellie Miller

Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, boil the water. Add the quinoa, cover and cook over low heat for 12 minutes, until al dente. Transfer to a bowl.

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  • In a skillet, toast the pine nuts over moderate heat until golden. Add them to the quinoa along with the cilantro, lemon juice and olives. Season with salt and serve.

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