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Quinoa Salad with Herbed Papaya


Quinoa Salad with Herbed Papaya This recipe was featured on
"You're the Chef" episode #607.
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Yield: six portions

Ingredients:

1 qt. water
12 oz. quinoa
1/4 c. parsley, chopped fine
2 Tbsp. oregano, cleaned and chopped
1 tsp. garlic, minced
1/4 c. olive oil
1 Tbsp. sherry wine vinegar
to taste salt
to taste ground white pepper
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
2 each papaya, ripe
1 Tbsp. rosemary, stripped and chopped
to taste sugar, granulated
to taste salt
to taste ground white pepper



Procedure:
Boil water and add quinoa. Cook over low heat for six minutes; cover and let rest for five minutes.

Pour off any excess water, cool on a sheet tray.

Add herbs, oil and seasoning to the quinoa when it is cold, combining thoroughly.

Sauté garlic until it is golden brown. Add the papaya and rosemary and remove from heat.

Season and cool, combine with quinoa.