Friday, April 15, 2011

Recipe: Strawberry + Cucumber Quinoa Salad

Thanks, KARE 11, for having me on yesterday to talk eco-friendly dishes! Kitchen in the Market will have cooking demos from 1-3PM this Saturday, April 16th in conjunction with Midtown Global Market's Earth Day Celebration. Here's the recipe....

Cucumber + Strawberry Quinoa Salad

serves 6
1 box quinoa, cooked according to directions + cooled
1 pint organic strawberries
1 large cucumber
1/4C feta cheese, crumbled
1/4C fresh mint, chopped + extra for garnish
olive oil
salt + pepper
-rinse strawberries, hull (remove stem) and cut into 1/4s
-peel cucumber + cut in half horizontally; remove seeds + cut into cubes
-combine fruit in a large bowl with mint + feta
-drizzle with olive oil until moist, season with salt + pepper to taste
-serve fruit over quinoa, garnish with fresh mint

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