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Quinoa Salad with Summer Squash, Scallions, and Almonds

PREP TIME
20 mins
SERVINGS
4
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Summer squash quinoa
Summer squash quinoaLauren Salkeld / Lauren Salkeld
PREP TIME
20 mins
SERVINGS
4
RATE THIS RECIPE
(19)

Ingredients

Ingredients
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 summer squash
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 cups red quinoa
  • 5-6 scallions
  • ½ cup flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ cup almonds

Preparation

In a large sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add ½ the shallot and sauté for 1 minute. Add the squash and sauté until tender, 8-10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper, transfer to a large serving bowl and let cool.

In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice with the remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil and the remaining ½ shallot and whisk to combine; season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the vinaigrette, quinoa, scallions and parsley to the squash and gently toss to combine. Check the seasoning then garnish with the almonds and additional parsley.

 

 

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