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Gluten Free Quinoa Tuna Salad

I use Quinoa for everything. I throw it in chilli and pie crusts, I use it in granola and quiche. The possibilities are limitless. I usually cook up 4 cups with some chicken broth once a week and use it in almost everything I cook. The easiest way to use it and my favorite is to eat it plain as a side dish instead of rice. This recipe dresses it up a little and turns it into a yummy tuna salad.

Quinoa Tuna Salad Gluten Free
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup chicken broth, stock, or water
  • 1 can albacore tuna
  • 2 roma tomato diced
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 drizzle of olive oil (also good with a teensy bit of sesame oil a little goes a long way though)
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa and put in medium sized pot.
  2. Add broth(or water). Bring to a boil. Turn heat to low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Let quinoa cool.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Serve cold.

 

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