Quinoa Salad with Corn, Scallions & Mint

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceFrom the City Market Cafe
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

A popular item on our own salad bar, this easy salad is refreshing and springy.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon
lemon zest
2 tablespoons
lemon juice
1/4 cup
olive oil
1/4 teaspoon
black pepper
1 1/2 cup
quinoa
2 cups
corn
1 tablespoon
honey, local
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/2 cup
green onions
1/2 cup
mint

Instructions

Rinse quinoa under running water for about 1 minute.  Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and add quinoa.  Cook for 10 minutes, uncovered.  Drain through a sieve and let cool.
In the meantime, place corn in a medium salad bowl.  Combine lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, honey, salt and pepper in a small mixing bowl.  Mince scallions and fresh mint.  Add quinoa, dressing and fresh herbs to salad bowl and toss well to coat.  Serve cold or at room temperature.

Notes

Optional:  Add chopped fresh apples or nuts.