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Watermelon Quinoa Salad

Nutty red quinoa and sweet, crunchy watermelon combine in this unique and delicious summer salad.

Watermelon Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:
    3/4 cup red quinoa
    1-1/2 cup water
    1-1/2 cup watermelon, seeded and cubed
    2/3 cup flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
    2 scallions, sliced
    1/3 cup feta, crumbled
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    2 teaspoons lemon zest
    Salt, to taste
Instructions:
  • Rinse and drain quinoa.
  • In a sauce pan, bring water to a boil, add quinoa and cook for 20 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Fluff quinoa with a fork and set aside to cool.
  • Once quinoa cools, mix in watermelon, parsley, scallions, lemon zest, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  • Toss to coat and salt to taste.
  • Fold in feta cheese.

Serves 4