Toasted quinoa salad with lemon & herbs
2 tsp, divided
2 rib(s), medium, finely chopped
1 medium, finely chopped
1 cup(s), chopped
¼ cup(s), chopped
1 Tbsp, chopped
Fresh lemon juice
- In a medium saucepan, heat 1 tsp oil on medium. Add the quinoa and toast until fragrant, about 5 minutes, stirring often. Add 1¼ cups water. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes.
- Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl. Add the celery, cucumber, watercress, parsley, thyme, lemon zest and juice, salt, and remaining 1 tsp oil. Let the salad sit for at least 15 minutes or up to 1 hour to allow the flavors to combine. Serve at room temperature.
- Serving size: about 1 cup