Quinoa Toasted Almond Salad

Ingredients

2 cups
quinoa (cooked according to package directions, then cooled)
1 1⁄2 cup
slivered almonds (lightly toasted)
1 cup
chopped cherry tomatoes
3
celery stalks (finely chopped)
1 cup
fresh herbs (mostly parsley, plus chives and thyme OR basil; more to taste)
1⁄2
orange (juiced)
1
lime (juiced)
1 clove
garlic (mashed and minced)
1 teaspoon
honey
1 teaspoon
Dijon mustard
 
olive oil (roughly double the amount of citrus juice)
1⁄2 teaspoon
salt (or more to taste)
Yields:
servings

Instructions

Prepare the dressing: Combine juice, garlic, honey, mustard and salt in a bowl, noting the volume of juice (probably about 1/4 cup). Whisk in olive oil, about double the amount of juice. Taste before adjusting. It should be fairly sharp of citrus before you mix it with the salad.Combine cooled quinoa with remaining salad ingredients (almonds, tomatoes, celery, herbs) and dress.

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