Mediterranean Quinoa Salad


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup dry quinoa

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 2 garlic cloves pressed

  • 1/2 teaspoon dry basil minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme crushed between your fingers

  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 cups arugula

  • 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans drained

  • 1 package DeLallo Zesty Salad Savors

  • or

  • 1/3 cup roasted red bell pepper drained and chopped

  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives sliced

  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1/4 cup basil thinly slivered

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions with 1/2 teaspoon salt added to the water. Cool completely.