Hot Honey Quinoa Salad
This Hot Honey Quinoa Salad is spiced up with one great ingredient: hot honey! If you can't find hot honey in a store, you can always make your own with pure honey and some red chili flakes. Served with herby grilled chicken, this salad makes a great all-in-one dinner side.
Servings 4 servings
- 1 cup quinoa cooked to package
- 1/4 cup currants
- 1 small head broccoli chopped finely
- 1 small red pepper chopped
- 1/3 cup toasted walnuts
- Lots of salt and pepper to taste
Hot Honey Dressing
- 1/4 cup hot honey OR regular spiced with red chili flakes
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 small garlic clove
- Salt and pepper
Cook quinoa according to package.
Add currants to quinoa to steam.
In a separate skillet, cook broccoli and red pepper for about 5 minutes, until tender.
Add cooked veggies to quinoa.
In same skillet, toast walnuts for 3-5 minutes, until fragrant and beginning to brown.
Toss walnuts with salad.
For the dressing, combine all ingredients in a jar and shake. Pour over salad.
Season finished salad with salt and pepper to taste, and drizzle with more honey to serve.