fab. vegan recipe of the day: ‘Rocket apple quinoa salad’

Posted on January 8, 2013

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Today (8th January), Michele Borboa posted a fab. vegan recipe on her Vegan she knows web-site titled ‘Rocket apple quinoa salad’.

‘… Tender sauteed apples, spicy arugula and protein-rich quinoa tossed with a sweet chili dressing is a yummy meal all by itself.

Serves 4
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 4 small apples, cored, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple or orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives or green onion (green part)
  • 4 cups arugula

Directions:

  1. Bring quinoa and water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover pan, and simmer for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. When butter is melted, add apples, sugar, and salt. Cook, stirring often, until apples become fork tender. Remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together chili sauce, juice, olive oil, and chives or green onion. Season with a pinch of salt.
  4. Add quinoa, arugula, and apples to bowl and toss well to combine.
  5. Serve immediately.

More tasty vegan salad recipes! …’

Read the recipe, view image, follow the link to more recipes and add your comment online at http://vegan.sheknows.com/2013/01/08/rocket-apple-quinoa-salad/

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