Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad

Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad

Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad

While at a party many years ago in Poland I tried a couscous and beets salad. It was pretty good but I never received the recipe and I also wanted to make a gluten free version. So this one is an experiment and the quinoa adds a nicer flavor than the couscous.

Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 4

Ingredients
  • 1 apple sized beet
  • 2 tablespoons TruRoots quinoa (Available at Costco at a great price)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • ¼ cup Kirkland walnuts, roasted
  • 1 tablespoon of mayo
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • Kirkland sea salt and fresh ground Tellicherry pepper

Instructions
  1. Wash the beet, place into a pot, cover with water and boil until it’s soft. Remove and let cool.
  2. Peel and cut the beet into very small cubes.
  3. Rinse quinoa under cold water, put into a small pot, cover with 4 tablespoons of water and cook for 10 minutes. Let it cool.
  4. In a big bowl, mix together the beets, garlic, quinoa, walnuts, lemon juice and feta cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad

Gluten Free Quinoa and Beet Salad