*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         MINTED QUINOA FRUIT SALAD
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   ts           Salt
    6       oz           Quinoa -- uncooked
      1/3   c            Mint -- chopped
      1/4   c            Yogurt -- vanilla, lowfat
                         -sweetened with aspartame
    2       tb           Orange Juice
    1 1/2   c            Strawberries -- sliced
    2       md           Kiwi Fruit -- pared and sliced
    1       c            Mandarin Oranges -- canned,
                         -drained, sections
 
    In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water and the salt to a boil; add
   quinoa. Reduce the heat to low; simmer 15 minutes, until quinoa is
   translucent. In a food processor or blender, combine mint, yogurt and
   juice, puree until smooth. Set aside.
    Set aside six strawberry slices and three kiwi slices for garnish. In
   large serving bowl, combine the remaining strawberries, the remaining kiwi
   and the mandarin orange sections. Pour yogurt sauce over fruit mixture;
   toss to coat. Add cooked quinoa; toss gently to mix well. Garnish with
   reserved strawberry and kiwi slices. Refrigerate, covered 1-2 hours, until
   thoroughly chilled.
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -