I want Quinoa

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Quinoa is a great dish and makes a healthy lunch. This nutritious grain is high in protein, fiber and is gluten free. The following recipe is one of many ways to prepare it. In this picture, I paired it with pickled vegetables. What a delicious dish! Do you have a favorite way to prepare quinoa?

2 cups of  quinoa white or red
3 cups of water
1/2 cup of golden raisins
1 fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons of olive oil
2 tomatoes, seedless, chopped
4 tablespoons cilantro, chopped
1 cup fresh spinach leaves, sliced
1/2 cup of feta cheese

Place quinoa in boiling water for 5 minutes in a saucepan, turn heat to low and cook half way cover about 15 minutes until water is evaporated. You don’t need to stir the quinoa. Before turning off the heat, place golden raisins on top so to hydrate them and cover. Once quinoa is cooked it has to be soft but don’t let it get mushy. Place quinoa in a large platter and add the rest of the ingredients. Salud!

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