Quinoa Salad with Agave-Mint Dressing (continued)
2 teaspoons McCormick® Gourmet Collection Mint Flakes
1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Sicilian Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Gourmet Collection Black Pepper, Coarse Grind
1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
1/4 cup finely chopped pitted dates
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
1. Rinse quinoas; drain well. Bring quinoas and water to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 13 minutes or until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally.
2. Meanwhile, mix lemon juice, oil, agave nectar, mint flakes, sea salt and pepper in small bowl until well blended. Set aside.
3. Mix quinoa, almonds, apricots, dates and green onion in large bowl. Add dressing; toss to mix well. Serve at room temperature.
Copyright © 2008 McCormick & Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved.