Minted Quinoa

Minted Quinoa

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  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed well
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Place quinoa and water in a pot and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool on a baking sheet.

In a bowl, mix olive oil and lemon juice into quinoa. Add green onions, mint, cumin, salt and pepper; mix well.