Lemon Cumin Quinoa
A fragrant combination of quinoa with lemon, cumin, scallions, avocado, raisins and apricots.
||In a medium bowl, soak the raisins and apricots in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
||In a 2-quart saucepan, bring 2 cups water, the quinoa, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil over high heat.
||Cover, reduce the heat to medium low, and simmer until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is translucent and tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
||Fluff the quinoa with a fork and turn it out on a baking sheet to cool at room temperature.
||Finely grate the zest from the lemon and then squeeze 1 tablespoon juice in a small bowl, whisk the lemon zest and juice with the olive oil, coriander, cumin, paprika and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
||In a large bowl, toss the vinaigrette with the quinoa, raisins, apricots, avocado, scallions and almonds.
||Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
There are 347 calories in 1 serving of Lemon Cumin Quinoa.
Calorie split: 31% fat, 60% carbs, 8% protein.
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