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Quinoa Tomato Salad

This salad makes a nice cool side dish when chilled, but it’s good at room temperature too. Cook quinoa according to package directions (2/3 cup uncooked quinoa should make about 2 cups cooked). Toasting the pumpkin seeds really pumps up their flavor.

Quinoa Tomato Salad
A Happy Acres Original

2 cups cooked quinoa
1/2 cup dried tomatoes (or 3/4 cup oven roasted tomatoes)
1 green onion, chopped
1/4 cup hulled pumpkin seeds, toasted
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup lime juice
1/2 tsp mild curry powder (hot curry powder may be used for a spicier taste)
1 garlic clove, minced
dash salt

1. Soak dried tomatoes in water for 15 minutes. Drain and coarsely chop.
2. Combine olive oil, lime juice, curry powder, garlic and salt in medium mixing bowl. Add quinoa,  chopped tomatoes, green onion and pumpkin seeds, mix well.
3. Chill before serving, or serve at room temperature.

Servings: 6
Yield: 3 cups

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition (per serving): 117 calories, 35 calories from fat, 4g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 140.3mg sodium, 335.4mg potassium, 17.6g carbohydrates, 1.8g fiber, 1.8g sugar, 3.7g protein, 22.6mg calcium, <1g saturated fat.