Ingredients30 m servings 250 cals
- In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and water and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat stirring often, until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and cool completely.
- In a small bowl, combine the kumquats, cilantro, olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Allow to steep for 5 minutes.
- In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, pear and cucumber. Add the dressing and toss well. Add the watercress and toss again and serve.
Per Serving: 250 calories; 11.5 g fat; 32.1 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 167 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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I love quinoa and I loved this recipe. It was a hit at Thanksgiving this year with a huge family that had never had quinoa before! I doubled the pears and used an entire pint-package of kumqua...
If I could give this more stars, I would. This is my current absolute favorite salad! You've got to try it.
A wonderful and refreshing salad with quinoa, fairly simple to make. I added more kumquats and chopped pair for 'sweetness' and color.
This recipe is amazing! I made this for a friend and ended up making another batch for myself- dressing is light and delicious. I used english cucumbers and doubled the pears. I had to research ...
I live in an area that I cannot find kumquats, although I do have a tree that only produces in the early spring. I love kumbquats and quinoa so this is the perfect combo! Very refreshing! Nex...
This is a nice side that would be good with sauted scallops, shrimp or a citrus fish dish. I added a bit more lemon and salt. With the leftovers I added Jarlsberg cheese and grape tomatoes. It m...
Delicious!! I used more kumquats...first time using them - yum! Parsley instead of cilantro, as a personal preference. I added the zest from the lemon before juicing...hate to see good zest ...