QUINOA PUFF FATTOUSH

QUINOA PUFF FATTOUSH

Quinoa Puff Fattoush is a simple salad is made of fresh vegetables, herbs and superfood quinoa puffs. In addition, this quinoa salad is full of fresh herbs, water based summer vegetables, and tossed in a distinctive zingy sumac dressing with extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice. It is colourful, light, fun to assemble, and delicious as an afternoon lunch.

Ingredients (QUINOA PUFF FATTOUSH):

  • 1 english cucumber (seedless), peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 tomatoes, diced into chunks or use 2 cans finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 shallot, rinsed and chopped coarsely
  • 3-5 leaves of romaine lettuce, torn into large pieces
  • 3 red radishes, sliced thinly
  • handful of fresh herbs (parsley and mint are best but you can also add dill)
  • sumac (optional)
  • lemon juice
  • Extra Virgin Olive oil
  • coarse salt
  • 1x bag of quinoa puffs

Instructions:

  1. Combine all of the vegetables and herbs in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Take quinoa puffs bag and beat with a spoon to break down the puffs.
  3. Dress salad with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and sumac. Adding ground dried sumac (available at most specialty or ethnic stores) adds a nice tart flavor and offsets the salty crunchy of the puffs.
  4. Mix in puffs and serve.
  5. This salad can be prepared hours before serving and it still maintains its crunch!
Source: iheartkeenwah.co

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