Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Hemp Mojo Dressing

//Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Hemp Mojo Dressing

Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Hemp Mojo Dressing

Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Hemp Mojo Dressing

Ingredients:

1/2 cup sprouted quinoa
Put quinoa in a jar filled with water and let it soak for 2 hrs. Drain through a sieve and let sit at room temperature overnight.
The next day put the quinoa in a fresh bowl of water and mix with your fingers. Drain through a sieve. Refrigerate in a sealed jar. The sprouts are ready when they are two to three times longer than the original grain.

Salad Mixings

30 grape tomatoes cut in half

1/2 seedless cucumber, diced

1 chayote, peeled and diced

1 medium beet, peeled and diced

1 small bunch of mint leaves, minced

Combine all the ingredients together then add the sprouted quinoa

Hemp Mojo Dressing

1/4 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice

1/2 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice

4 tablespoons hemp seed oil

1 small garlic clove, minced

1/2 small red onion, minced

1 tablespoon oregano

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Zest of 1 orange

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

1. Put the lime and orange juices in a blender and blend. With the blender on a low speed, add the hemp seed oil and blend until emulsified.
2. Transfer the mixture to a jar.
3. Add the minced garlic, onion, oregano, cumin and orange zest. Add salt and pepper to taste.
4. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 days.
5. Serve salad once all the ingredients are combined.
6. Dress the salad with the Hemp Mojo Dressing and arrange on a serving plate. Top with mint leaves.

Note: Recipes and photos from The Galaxy Global Eatery Hemp Cookbook: More Than 200 Recipes Using Hemp Oil, Seeds, Nuts, and Flour by Denis Cicero, with photos by Michelle Hood, published by North Atlantic Books, copyright © 2002, 2013 by Denis Cicero. Reprinted by permission of the publisher.

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2017-03-13T15:59:44+12:00January 19th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

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