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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients

2 cups Welch's 100% Grape Juice made with Concord grapes

1 cup quinoa

2 T feta cheese

¼ cup Wonderful Pistachios, coarsely chopped

1 T Greek olives, finely chopped

2 T chickpeas, skins removed

Juice from 1 lemon

1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped (reserve 1 T for garnish)

Directions

Cook quinoa according to package directions replacing the water with Welchs' 100% Grape Juice made with Concord grapes.

Transfer cooked quinoa into a large bowl.  Add cheese, nuts, olives and chickpeas.  Stir gently.  Add juice from 1 lemon and parsley.  Stir gently.  When serving, add remaining parsley for garnish.  Serve warm.

Serves 6.

Serving size: approximately 1/2 cup

adapted from a recipe by Robin Plotkin, RD, LD, Welch Health & Nutrition Advisory Panel member

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