Lentil Quinoa Salad

 Lentil Quinoa Salad

Lentil Quinoa Salad

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: Serves 8-12

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup green or black olives
  • 1 cup cooked and drained greens, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked sweet potatoes, diced
  • 2/3 cup crushed almonds
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic powder
  • 1 tsp granulated onion powder
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup cooked corn (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat broth to boiling, and cook lentils 30 minutes. Add quinoa, and cook another 15 minutes.
  2. While waiting for those to cook, in a large bowl, toss together olives, greens, potatoes, almonds, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  3. Drain lentils and quinoa, when done cooking. Add to the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Pour on balsamic and oil. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Toss well, garnish with corn, and serve warm or refrigerated.
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