Green Goddess Salad

Adapted from: Kulsum Kunwa (Journey Kitchen)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 1 large salad


1 cup quinoa, cooked as per instructions

? cup pistachio, slivered

? cup fresh peas, or thawed frozen peas

1 tbsp of lime or lemon juice few sprigs of

fresh mint handful of fresh basil

? cup coriander leaves

? cup basil

2 tbsp pistachios

1 tsp. lime/lemon juice

2 tbsp. EVOO

? avocado for vegan version or 2 tbsp.

creamy goat cheese

? green chili, or to taste (optional)

salt and pepper to taste


1. Blend the ingredients for pesto in a food processor and put aside.

2. Boil the quinoa (1 cup raw quinoa, 2 cups water) and let cool.

3. Mix the peas, avocado, quinoa, lime juice, and pesto.

4. Sprinkle with pistachios, fresh mint, and basil.

5. Serve at room temperature and enjoy!

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Green Goddess Salad