My mother in law bought me some quinoa a while back. I didn't really know what to do with it!:) So I looked up recipes for it. I came across quite a few, and this is the first one I tried. It came out real nice, the flavors blending really well together. I really liked it.:) Enjoy!
-1/2 cup dry quinoa
-1/2 cup dry lentils
-3 green onions, chopped
-1 tsp Dijon mustard
-2 Tbs red wine vinegar
-1/4 cup vegetable oil
-1/4 tsp garlic powder
-zest from 1 lime
-salt and pepper, to taste
Cook quinoa according to package directions.
Cook lentils according o package directions. Drain and set aside.
Mix together mustard, vinegar, oil, garlic powder and zest. Mix until well blended.
In a large bowl, mix cooked, quinoa, cooked lentils and green onions. Pour dressing over. Toss to coat and serve. Enjoy!
Adapted from a Melissa d'Arabian recipe.