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Sunday, 20 June 2010 19:45

Red Quinoa Red Dulse and Black Bean salad

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can, 15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups red dulse
  • fresh chopped basil
  • Olive oil to moisten
  • Honey to taste about 1 tablespoon
  • fresh lime juice from 2 limes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional ingredients for color and flavor: some fresh chopped seeded tomatoes and chives

Preparation
Dulse: Soak in water for 15 minutes, drain and rinse well.
Quinoa: cook in water, bring to a boil, cover and simmer until tender about 15 minutes. Drain well, and cool.
In a bowl, place quinoa, dulse, black beans, some fresh chopped basil and gently toss well. Add olive oil, lime juice, honey, salt and pepper to taste.
Presentation
May place portions on a lettuce lined salad plate and garnish with fresh basil if desired. It should have a tangy, tart and hint of sweetness but you can adjust to your liking. Serve room temperature or chilled
Note: add some chopped tomatoes and chives to this salad for more flavor and color! Enjoy!

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