Quinoa is one of the world’s most popular health foods
It’s gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few plant foods that contain all nine essential amino acids.
It is also high in fiber, magnesium, B-vitamins, iron, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin E and various beneficial antioxidants.
Quinoa is gluten free, so it’s peferct for people with gluten intolerance.
2 cups cooked DMbio quinoa
5 cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup corn
1/4 cup DMbio pumpkin seed
2 cups chopped endive
Lemon acceto dressing
1/4 cup DMbio olive oil
2 tablespoons DMbio aceto balsamico
1 tablespoon lemon juice
pinch of salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon chili powder
Cook quinoa (1 cup quinoa with 2 cups vegetable stock or water, wait to start boiling, reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes, stir with a fork and leave to cool)
Cucumber cut into slices, and each slice into quarters
Cherry tomatoes cut in half
In a deep bowl, mix together well all ingredients
For the dressing, stir all ingredients and pour over salad