GRAIN SALAD WITH DRIED APRICOTS

GRAIN SALAD WITH DRIED APRICOTS

Serves 4

Salad

3-4 cups cooked quinoa or couscous (Israeli couscous works well)

1 cup chopped dried apricots

½ cup slivered almonds (toasted) or walnuts

3-5 chopped green onions

1 Tbsp ground coriander

2 tsp ground ginger

1 ½ tsp cayenne

Salt and freshly-ground black pepper

½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Vinaigrette

1 part olive oil

1 part balsamic vinegar

Mix the grains with the apricots, nuts, and green onions in large bowl. Mix in spices, salt, and pepper. Fluff together, and stir in cilantro.

Adjust seasoning. Drizzle with vinaigrette just before serving.

 

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