Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad

With the holidays approaching, T.W.O. spent some time experimenting with recipes this weekend to make sure we have the perfect menu for our Holiday meals.  This recipe is a great option for your Friendsgiving feast! It’s non-traditional, but festive and will add a refreshing dish to your table.  Find out how to make this easy recipe in just a couple steps!


Quinoa and Pomegranate Salad*

Ingredients:

– 1 cup uncooked quinoa
– 2 cups water
– ¼ cup olive oil
– 4 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
– ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
– 1 cup pomegranate seeds
– ½ cup chopped Italian parsley
– Salt
– Pepper

Directions:

1. Prepare quinoa as directed on the package.
2. Remove quinoa from heat and let it cool.
3. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well.
4. Chop the Italian parsley, set aside.
5. Once the quinoa is cooled, put a large bowl. Add dressing, pomegranate seeds and parsley and mix well.
6. Plate and serve!

*as adapted by Food & Wine magazine


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