Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate and Pistachios

    Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate and Pistachios
    Melissa Guerra

    Quinoa is a complete protein, filling, and now available in convenient, quick cooking or pre-cooked frozen varieties. In this recipe, pistachios and pomegranate seeds add texture and flavor.

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    Ingredients
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    8
    ounces
    quick cooking quinoa
    1
    carrot, peeled and diced in ¼” cubes
    1/4
    cup
    Olive Oil
    2
    tablespoons
    apple cider vinegar
    2
    tablespoons
    minced parsley
    1/2
    cup
    pistachios, shelled and chopped
    1/2
    cup
    pomegranate seeds
    *
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    Directions
    Step 1
    Cook the quinoa as directed on the package. During the last 2 minutes of cooking, add the cubed carrots, and continue to cook.
    Step 2
    Remove from the heat, and allow the quinoa to cool completely, about 30 minutes.
    Step 3
    Once the quinoa is cooled, add the remaining ingredients, tossing to combine well. Serve room temperature or chilled.
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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 
    about 3/4 cup
    Serving Per Recipe: 
    6
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    40 mins
    Prep Time: 
    30 mins
    Cook Time: 
    10 mins
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