Warm Quinoa Grilled Vegetable Salad

Warm Quinoa Grilled Vege Salad

It´s the end of the summer but we can still find a lot of vegetables in the garden. So, if you are already sick of eating them raw, then for a change you can grill whatever vegetables you can find in your garden. Then add some quinoa and you will get a delicious and nutritious meal what your body needs to get ready for winter.

Warm Quinoa Grilled Vegetable Salad

Warm Quinoa Grilled Vege Salad (2)

Ingredients:

  • 0,5 dl quinoa (choose your own colour)
  • 1 small zucchini
  • 8 smaller sliced mushrooms (You can choose your own mushrooms, I used champignons)
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 finely chopped shallot onion
  • 1 glove of minced garlic
  • 3 tbsp dry white wine
  • 3 tbsp feta cheese
  • Some basil leaves
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • For the balsamic vinegar sauce: 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, ½ tsp balsamic vinegar, 1/2 tsp mustard, pepper, salt

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, make the quinoa by boiling 0,5 dl quinoa with 1 dl water. Add some salt and half of the minced garlic. Boil the quinoa for 15 minutes in low heat.
  2. Grill mushrooms, zucchini and tomatoes until golden (you can do this all on a saucepan but then add some coconut oil).
  3. Caramelize garlic and shallots on a saucepan and add grilled mushrooms, zucchini, tomatoes and quinoa.
  4. Add white wine and wait a few minutes until alcohol comes out.
  5. For the dressing, whisk all the dressing ingredients together and set aside.
  6. Serve the salad with feta cheese, basil leaves and top it with dressing.

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