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La. strawberries sweeten up salad

1 year ago Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:50:48 PM CDT April 22, 2014 Tuesday, April 22 2014 Apr 22, 2014 in Recipes
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A local restaurant owner is using fresh Louisiana strawberries to help sweeten up normal salads.

Jim Urdiales, owner of Mestizo's Restaurant, is giving people a healthier alternative with his strawberry quinoa salad. Other than strawberries and quinoa, the recipe contains black beans, grilled chicken and a raspberry vinaigrette.

Full recipe and instructions for Louisiana Strawberry Quinoa Salad:

4 oz. of cooked quinoa
4 oz. chopped raw squash & zucchini
1 oz. of black beans
1 cup of mixed salad greens
1 oz. of raspberry vinaigrette
2 fresh LA Strawberries sliced
2 oz. of olive oil
1 8 oz grilled chicken breast
1 oz. of chopped tomatoes
1 oz. of chopped green onions
1 sliced avocado
1 oz. of cotija cheese

Heat pan with olive oil and then add raw veggies, black beans and quinoa. Saute for a minute. Deglaze pan with a squirt of white wine if you desire. Plate and add remaining ingredients for presentation

 

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