09 Apr Apple-Carrot Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Lime Honey Dressing & Links to NEW Pesach Shiurim
This is a delicious and filling salad, perfect for your Pesach, or any time of the year, table. Healthy, tasty and easy to prepare, this salad is a great accompaniment to any meal.
Apple-Carrot Quinoa Salad with Lemon-Lime Honey Dressing
In a pot, cook 1 c. white quinoa in 2 c. water, till the water is absorbed. Turn off the flame and drizzle the quinoa with a bit of light tasting olive oil. Transfer the quinoa to a large bowl to cool.
While the quinoa is cooling prepare the dressing. In a measuring cup or small bowl, combine:
2 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
(You should have approx. 1/3 c. fresh citrus juice)
1/4 c. light tasting olive oil
2 cubes frozen basil
1/4 c. + 2 Tbsp. honey
dash black pepper
1/2 tsp. sea salt
Stir all together and set aside.
To the quinoa add:
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
3/4 finely diced carrots, peeled (you can also use shredded carrots, if you prefer)
add a couple of handful honey glazed almond sticks
1/2 c. diced scallions (approx. 2 scallions)
Pour the dressing over the salad and toss all ingredients together to combine.
Refrigerate and serve the salad cold, with the meal of your choice. Or for a tasty and quick chol ah’moed lunch, top the salad with a piece of grilled salmon.
Happy cooking, b’tay’avon and enjoy!
Be sure to check out these other fabulous, filling, and easy to prepare, Pesach-friendly quinoa salad recipes:
https://michalhorowitz.com/protein-packed-quinoa-salad-with-lemon-parsley-dressing/ (for Pesach, leave off the chic peas and omit mustard)
https://michalhorowitz.com/quinoa-kale-salad-with-roasted-veggies/ (for Pesach omit chic peas)
And for your interest, here are the links to pre-Pesach shiurim:
In memory of Zechariah Baumel HY”D z”l and related to layl ha’Seder:
Shiur on Ha Lachma Anya and lessons learned from this Aramaic passage with which we begin Maggid:
Last year’s pre-Pesach shiur on the Four Sons: