Makes 3 cups or 6 servings
½ cup uncooked Quinoa
4 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1 small red onion, peeled and diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 large bunch of parsley, coarsely chopped
¼ bunch of mint, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Freshly ground black pepper
Rinse quinoa in several changes of cold water. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add quinoa, cover and simmer for 15 – 20 minutes. Drain well.
In a medium bowl, mix together the extra virgin olive oil, tomatoes, onion, garlic, parsley, mint and lemon juice. Add quinoa and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve cool or at room temperature.