Quinoa & Radicchio Salad with Dried Cherries & Pistachios

Cook, Meat-Free Mains, Recipes, Sides, Vegetarian, Weeknight Dinner

Quinoa & Radicchio Salad with Dried Cherries & Pistachios

Grain salads like this one will last for several days in the refrigerator, and will take on even more flavor as they sit. You can make this healthy, colorful salad on a Sunday and pack it for lunch any day of the week.

 

Quinoa & Radicchio Salad with Dried Cherries & Pistachios

 

1 cup (6 oz./185 g.) quinoa

1/2 head radicchio

1/4 cup (2 fl .oz./60 ml.) balsamic vinegar

2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup (1 1/2 oz./45 g.) dried tart cherries

1/4 cup (1 oz./30 g.) chopped pistachios

3 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus a few whole leaves for garnish

Salt and freshly ground pepper

 

In a saucepan, bring 2 cups (16 fl. oz./500 ml.) of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer until the grains are tender and the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and transfer to a large bowl.

 

Core and thinly slice the radicchio. Stir the radicchio, vinegar, oil, cherries, pistachios and parsley into the warm quinoa. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with the whole parsley leaves. Serve warm or at room temperature. Serves 4.

 

Williams-Sonoma Salad of the Day CookbookFind more creative and colorful salads in our cookbook Salad of the Day, by Georgeanne Brennan.

2 comments about “Quinoa & Radicchio Salad with Dried Cherries & Pistachios

  1. toko online alat kesehatan dan alat kedokteran

    Excellent blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring
    writers? I’m hoping to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you recommend starting with a free
    platform like WordPress or go for a paid option?
    There are so many options out there that I’m totally overwhelmed ..
    Any tips? Kudos!

    Reply
  2. HUVr Board

    Hi there, I found your site by the use of Google at the same
    time as searching for a related subject, your site came
    up, it seems to be good. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks.

    Hello there, just was aware of your weblog thru Google, and located that
    it is really informative. I am gonna watch out for brussels.
    I’ll be grateful if you continue this in future. A lot of other folks might
    be benefited from your writing. Cheers!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *