Thursday, June 7, 2012

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

1 cup uncooked Quinoa
1 cup coconut milk
1 cup chicken stock

Rinse Quinoa then cook like you would rice.

1 Rotisserie chicken cut into pieces
2 cans back beans
1 can Rotel mild tomatoes and chilis
1 cucumber cut up
1 large tomato cut up
2 cobs of corn lightly roasted and cut off the cob
1/2 a bunch of cilantro cut up
2 ripe avocados cut up (you may want to add this right before you serve)

Add cooked Quinoa and the above list in a large bowl.

1/4 cup lime juice
1/2 a bunch cilantro
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil (or canola oil)
1/2 a packet of italian salad dressing packet 
1/2 tsp garlic

In a blender or bullet mix dressing.

Pour over everything and mix together. Eat and enjoy. 

I made this for Ike's birthday party and it was a big hit, among the mom's that is. So hears the recipe for those who were there and those who missed out.