Quinoa Salad with Artichokes and Parsley

  • amyanewell Posted: 03/22/11
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    The salad tasted ok but it was the most unattractive dish I have ever made. It was a very unappetizing color. I added tomato to brighten it up. The picture here shows a more coarse lemon zest so maybe that would help, too.

  • kaesha Posted: 04/10/11
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    I really liked this! The flavours were good. I had black quinoa on hand, and that really added something in terms of colour and vibrancy.

  • WEstrada Posted: 04/13/13
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    We love this dish. I add red paper flakes and a little more lemon juice.

  • CAgirlinIA Posted: 06/04/12
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    Well my bad. I had it in my mind that I wanted to cook up a bunch of quinoa to have in the fridge to add to this and that this week but I had also saved this recipe awhile ago. Needless to say I not only cooked up my quinoa in advance and thawed out the artichokes but I also headed out to the kitchen about 9 PM to make this. THEREFORE all I did was mix all the ingredients together, although I omitted the chicken broth entirely. I, too, used a bit of black quinoa in with the regular; scallions in place of the spring onions, dried thyme. After mixing I added enough olive oil to my liking. I made it tonight for tomorrow's lunch and I think it will be great!! I will follow the recipe next time :)

  • lc2r18 Posted: 03/04/13
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    This recipe is great. I love this dish. It's really quick and easy and taste delicious. It's not the prettiest dish, but great nonetheless.

  • monmom2 Posted: 06/18/13
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    Made this a few weeks ago, my family has been asking for it ever since!! I added a little more lemon juice, and it isn't very pretty, but it's so good! Making it again tonight!!!

  • magnoliasouth Posted: 01/30/14
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    Oh my! This was the first time I've ever made quinoa and man oh man, was this ever good or what?! I bought quinoa on a whim at the grocery store and brought it home. I didn't think ahead as to what to make and after browsing, I went with this. I did make a change, but only because I had to go with what was in my kitchen. I used marinated artichokes because that's what I had. WOW! My husband loved this and it's now going to be a staple in our home. Many thanks for sharing this!

  • dculler Posted: 01/21/14
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    I'm new to quinoa and wanted to try a recipe with items I already had in my kitchen (minus the lemon peel). I decided this was going to be it. The only thing I changed was I added some red bell pepper and some chicken but only a little since I'm new to this and didn't know how it would effect the taste. It looked nice with the little pepper pieces in it & most importantly my family loved it!!! (I'm feeding it to my 1yr old now) Plus I liked my additions so much I added much more later like a half a cup of red bell pepper and half a breast of chicken. Yeah!!! Liked it so much, I tried another 3 different versions. Since I ran out of the white quinoa, I tried the red. It was good but liked the white better. The original recipe with the additions I noted is my favorite version.

  • Redsicle Posted: 03/20/14
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    I haven't made this yet but was hoping to use fresh artichoke. How would I prep the artichoke to use in this recipe?

  • IreneG Posted: 07/28/13
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    This is the best quinoa recipe I've come across! I used marinated artichoke hearts instead of frozen and that added such a great flavor. Will definitely make this again and again!

  • becky604 Posted: 02/27/14
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    recipe was good but the serving size is really small, maybe this should be listed under condiments.

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