Tropical Quinoa Salad with Gordal Olives from Spain


Tropical Quinoa Salad with Gordal Olives from Spain
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Tropical Quinoa Salad with Gordal Olives from Spain

Ingredients:

 1 cup green Gordal olives from Spain
 2 cups mixed quinoa
 1 cup fresh mango, peeled
 1 red bell pepper
 4 branches of fresh basil, chopped
 2 branches of fresh mint, chopped
 1 tbsp honey
 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 green onion
 ½ cup of fresh cheese

Preparation:

1

Roughly chop the olives.

2

Chop the red bell pepper into small squares and the mango into slightly larger pieces. Slice the onion, then crumble the cheese with your fingers. Set aside.

3

Bring a saucepan with plenty of water to a boil and add the quinoa and a bit of salt. Cook for 15 minutes and drain. Set aside at room temperature until it cools.

4

Prepare the dressing by mixing the apple cider vinegar, honey and extra virgin olive oil.

5

In a bowl, mix the olives, quinoa, mango, red bell pepper, basil and mint together with the dressing.

6

Serve in individual bowls and sprinkle with the sliced onions, fresh crumbled cheese, as well as chopped and whole olives for garnish.

Ingredients

 1 cup green Gordal olives from Spain
 2 cups mixed quinoa
 1 cup fresh mango, peeled
 1 red bell pepper
 4 branches of fresh basil, chopped
 2 branches of fresh mint, chopped
 1 tbsp honey
 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 1 green onion
 ½ cup of fresh cheese

Directions

1

Roughly chop the olives.

2

Chop the red bell pepper into small squares and the mango into slightly larger pieces. Slice the onion, then crumble the cheese with your fingers. Set aside.

3

Bring a saucepan with plenty of water to a boil and add the quinoa and a bit of salt. Cook for 15 minutes and drain. Set aside at room temperature until it cools.

4

Prepare the dressing by mixing the apple cider vinegar, honey and extra virgin olive oil.

5

In a bowl, mix the olives, quinoa, mango, red bell pepper, basil and mint together with the dressing.

6

Serve in individual bowls and sprinkle with the sliced onions, fresh crumbled cheese, as well as chopped and whole olives for garnish.

Tropical Quinoa Salad with Gordal Olives from Spain