This recipe provides complete protein. Quinoa is 18% protein and a good source of calcium, folate and other vitamins and minerals.
Thoroughly rinse 1 cup Quinoa,
Put in a pan with 2 cups of water, cook for 10 minutes,
or until white rings appear.
Add 1 cup of couscous, remove from heat.
Stir together, should be sloppy porridge texture,
If too dry add ½ – 1 cup boiling water, and cover.
Leave to cool, break apart clumps with a fork.
Chop; 1 tomato
¼ c. spring onion
1 cup parsley
¼ c. fresh mint leaves
Rinse 1 cup canned beans or chickpeas
Toss all in a large bowl.
Dressing; ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice (1 medium lemon)
½ tsp sea salt
1 + clove of garlic, minced
Drizzle over salad, blend well and chill well before serving.