Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
Recipe courtesy of: http://www.simpledish.com/recipes/sides/quinoa-feta-salad
What's in it
1/2 cup dried quinoa
2 1/2 cups water (to cook the quinoa)
1/2 cup canned cannelini beans, rinsed and drained
15 string beans, ends removed and chopped in small pieces
5 grape tomatoes, sliced in quarters
3-5 springs parsley, chopped finely
1 inch slice feta cheese, cubed
Juice of 1/2 of a lemon
Fresh cracked pepper
How to cook it
- Add quinoa and water to a pot and bring to a simmer. Cook for 25 minutes or until all water is gone and quinoa is tender with a slight crunch. Set aside and let cool completely.
- Once cooled, add in beans, string beans, tomatoes, parsley and feta cheese. Drizzle with olive oil, lemon juice and a few turns of fresh cracked pepper.