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Loaded Zucchini and Quinoa Salad with Prunes

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Vegan

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Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini, cut lengthwise, 1/4 inch thick, grilled for 2 minutes on each side, seasoning and olive oil
  • 23 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup California Prunes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup black and green olives, roughly chopped or halved
  • 1 cup fresh cherry tomatoes, halved and sprinkled with salt
  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • season to taste
  • 1 tsp. oregano

Instructions

Into a large bowl combine all your ingredients apart from the lemon, olive oil, dijon mustard seasoning oregano.  Toss well.

To make the dressing add all the ingredients into a jar and shake well till combined.  You want the dressing to be thick and delicious.

Pour the dressing over the salad, toss well and enjoy.