Thai Quinoa Salad
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CAMPBELL’S® Ready to Use Vegetable BrothYou select your ingredients with care. Select your broth the same way.
•No artificial colours or flavours
•Prepared in Canada
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- 2 cups (500 mL) quinoa
- 4 cups (1 L) CAMPBELL’S® Ready to Use Vegetable Broth
- 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) shredded red cabbage
- 1 cup (250 mL) carrots, julienned (matchsticks)
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) cilantro, chopped
- 4 Thai basil, minced
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) green onion, cut at a bias
- 1/2 cup (125 mL) dry roasted unsalted peanuts, chopped
- 4 lime wedges for garnish
- Lime juice, 2 limes
- 1/4 cup (60 mL) all natural creamy peanut butter
- 3 tbsp (45 mL) tamari
- 2 tbsp (30 mL) honey
- 1 tsp (5 mL) toasted sesame oil
- 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil
- Water to thin
- Place 2 cups of quinoa and 4 cups of Campbell’s broth in a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer,cover and cook until all the liquid is absorbed; about 15 minutes. Set aside and let cool for 10 minutes.
- In a medium bowl,combine shredded cabbage,matchstick carrots,cilantro,basil,and green onions. Set aside. In a blender,combine ingredients for dressing and mix until creamy. Add water to thin,if necessary.
- To assemble,mix half of the dressing with the quinoa in a serving bowl. Add prepared vegetables and herbs,stirring gently to combine. Taste test and add more dressing if needed or desired. Garnish with roasted peanuts,extra cilantro,and a few lime wedges.
- Pairs well with Thai Beef Salad
- Chiffonade is a technique used for cutting herbs and leafy vegetables into thin ribbon strips. To chiffonade basil,for instance,stack leaves and roll them into a tube and carefully cut perpendicular to produce fine strips.
- Julienne is a technique similar to chiffonade,used with sturdier vegetables like carrots,that involves cutting a vegetable into thin strips or small,matchlike pieces.
- A bias cut means to slice not straight across,but at a diagonal (45-degrees). The cut creates elongated,oval shaped pieces for presentation and enjoyment.
- PLANNING TO COOK GLUTEN-FREE? Before preparing a recipe always read product labels to ensure each ingredient is gluten-free. Products and ingredients can change.
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