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Cranberry Quinoa Salad

What you need: 

1 cup quinoa
2 cup water
1 1/2 cup whole cranberries
4 Tablespoons lime juice
4 Tablespoons agave nectar
1 Tablespoon lemongrass, minced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 Tablespoon mint, minced
1 Tablespoon cilantro, minced
1/4 cup red onion, minced

What you do: 

1. Rinse quinoa.
2. Bring quinoa and water to boil in a large skillet. Simmer on medium heat until all water is absorbed.
3. Combine 2 Tablespoon agave nectar, lemongrass, garlic and pepper flakes, and add to quinoa.
4. In a food processor, chop cranberries with remaining 2 Tablespoon agave nectar and lime juice. Add to quinoa.
5. Add mint, cilantro, and red onion, mix thoroughly, and serve chilled.

Preparation Time: 
20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
3
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SO HOW'D IT GO?

Does this make the quinoa fluffy or crunchy?

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This was excellent! The only thing I did different was use dried cranberries. I loved all of the flavors in this salad. Thank you for the recipe!

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