Makes 4 servings
- 1 cup quinoa
- ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- ½ cup chopped scallions
- Rinse quinoa in fine mesh strainer under cold running water. Drain. Combine quinoa and 2 cups water in pot and bring to boil. Immediately reduce heat, cover and simmer until water is completely absorbed, about 15 minutes. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
- Whisk together lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and olive oil. Toss with quinoa and scallion. Add salt and pepper, if desired.