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Quinoa, Broccoli and Chicken Salad

Servings 8 -10 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 oz pkg quinoa
  • 2 lb. boneless chicken tenders
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2/3 cup white vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves minced or crushed
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbs. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 - 1 1/2 lbs. broccoli chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 5.75 oz can whole black olives quartered

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Cool after cooking.
  • Whisk together oils, vinegar, garlic, salt, mustard, oregano, basil and pepper.
  • Spoon 1/4 cup dressing over chicken and marinate for 20-30 minutes.
  • Grill chicken or cook in skillet with oil.
  • Combine cooled quinoa, broccoli, red pepper, olives and dressing.
  • Serve with grilled chicken.