Quick quinoa makes a healthy dish

Mediterranean quinoa salad with raisins

Mediterranean quinoa salad with raisinsMediterranean quinoa salad with raisins
Serves 6
2 cups water
1 cup quinoa
1/3 cup apricot or mango chutney
1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup garbanzo beans

1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup minced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons mint
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and drain well. Add to boiling water; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool. Whisk together chutney, lime juice, olive oil and salt. Stir into quinoa mixture, then carefully stir in all remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for at least one hour.

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