Margo Godin’s Quinoa Salad

1 c quinoa

2 c chicken stock

2 star anise (optional)

1 tb butter

3 green onion stalks

1 red pepper

½ c cucumber

½ c dried cranberries

½ c pecans

½ c basil

1/3 c lemon juice

¼ c olive oil

Salt + pepper

  1. In a pan melt butter and sauté quinoa for 1 minute.
  2. Pour in stock, add star anise
  3. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, cover

For gently cook for  20 mins.

  1. Cool for 1 hour in refrigerator
  2. Cut green onions, red pepper and cucumber into small


  1. Cut cranberries and nuts into smaller pieces (op)
  2. Chop up basil
  3. When quinoa is cooled, mix all ingredients (except basil), into large bowl.
  4. Pour olive oil, lemon juice, salt & pepper,
  5. Refrigerate again.  Add basil when ready to serve.

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