Take your meal-prepped quinoa from average to extraordinary with this innovative quinoa recipe with pistachios and dried cherries.
Quinoa is hugely versatile and is incredibly easy to cook, so there’s always a good reason to work this superfood into your daily meal routine.
With its naturally nutty flavor, quinoa pairs perfectly with slightly tart dried cherries. Buttery pistachios provide just the right amount of crunch, making this bright, refreshing quinoa recipe an excellent addition to your weekly meal prep.
Quinoa with Pistachios and Dried Cherries
This healthy quinoa recipe features naturally nutty quinoa, slightly tart dried cherries and buttery pistachios for just the right amount of crunch.
- 4 cups cooked quinoa, cooled
- 3 green onions, thinly sliced
- ⅓ cup raw pistachios, coarsely chopped
- ¼ cup dried cherries (low sugar preferably), coarsely chopped
- ½ cup chopped fresh basil
- 1 tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
- ½ tsp. ground black pepper
- 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup champagne (or balsamic) vinegar
Combine quinoa, green onions, pistachios, cherries, and basil in large serving bowl; mix well.
Season with salt and pepper; drizzle with olive oil and vinegar; toss gently to blend.
Refrigerate, covered, for 2 to 3 hours, or until cold. Serve cold.
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