A simple sweet and savory quinoa salad.
Cherry, Arugula, and Quinoa Salad
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- salt and pepper, to taste
- One handful of dark cherries, pitted and sliced in half
- Goat cheese crumbles (or another cheese)
- 1 cup quinoa
Using a colander, rinse the quinoa under water for a minute. Pour the rinsed quinoa into a pot and add two cups water Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes. Remove from heat, let sit for a few minutes, and fluff with a fork. Assemble your salad: whisk together the dressing ingredients and toss with several handfuls of arugula. Add slightly warm quinoa, a good sprinkle of goat cheese, and cherries.