Recipe: Quinoa and Edamame Salad with Dill Infused Olive Oil

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Quinoa Edamame Salad FeatureYou may have heard edamame and quinoa being called superfoods for their nutritional benefits.  In this dish, we just call them delicious.  Both packing a lot of protein, this salad is great for vegetarians who may not have as much protein in their diets as meat eaters.  But with such few ingredients and simple preparation, we think both vegetarians and meat eaters will enjoy this recipe.  Let us know what you think!

 

INGREDIENTS

Quinoa Edamame Salad Ingedients

  • ½ cup of quinoa, prepared according to package instructions
  • 1 cup shelled edamame, thawed if frozen
  • 1 cup yellow corn, thawed if frozen
  • 1 cup halved or quartered cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons Olive This! Wild Anithos Dill EVOO
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

DIRECTIONS

Cook QuinoaPrepare the quinoa according to package directions.  Ours called for adding 1 cup of water to the ½ cup of quinoa.  We brought it to a boil and reduced the heat and covered it; letting it simmer for about 12-15 minutes.  Fluff with a fork when done.

 

Prepare Edamame Salad IngredientsPrepare the remaining salad ingredients by measuring out the frozen vegetables, cutting the cherry tomatoes and cilantro, and juicing the limes.

 

Combine all ingreds for Quinoa Edamame SaladCombine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl.  Mix in the lime juice and dill olive oil.  Toss well to coat.  Season liberally with salt and pepper to taste.  Dig in!

 

 

MAKES 4 SERVINGS

 

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