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Place quinoa and 2¼ cups (560 mL) of Campbell’s broth in a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid and bring to a boil.Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Set aside and let cool.In a blender, prepare pesto by combining basil, olive oil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, salt and pepper.Blend until smooth. Add the remaining ¼ cup (60 mL) of broth and blend to combine.In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, mozzarella and red onion.Toss with quinoa, pesto, parsley and basil until well blended.Grill or char lemons on the grill or in a pan.Serve salad on a platter with lemons and squeeze lemons over just before serving.
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1 cup (250 mL) quinoa 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Campbell's ready to use vegetable broth 2 cups (500 mL) packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 tasse (125 mL) olive oil 1/4 cup (60 mL) toasted pine nuts 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup (60 mL) freshly grated parmesan cheese 1/2 tsp. (3 mL) salt 1/2 tsp. (3 mL) fresh cracked black pepper 2 cups (500 mL) cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered depending on size 2 cups (500 mL) fresh mozzarella, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup (125 mL) finedly dices red onion 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped basil leaves 2 lemons, halved
Tomato and Mozzarella Quinoa Pesto Salad

Tomato and Mozzarella Quinoa Pesto Salad

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0:10
Preparation
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COOKING
0:40
TOTAL TIME

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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)
    quinoa
  • 2 1/2 cups
    (625 mL)
    Campbell's ready to use vegetable broth
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 tasse
    (125 mL)
    olive oil
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)
    toasted pine nuts
  • 1
    clove garlic
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp.
    (3 mL)
    fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered depending on size
  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)
    fresh mozzarella, torn into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)
    finedly dices red onion
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)
    chopped basil leaves
  • 2
    lemons, halved
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Preparation

Place quinoa and 2¼ cups (560 mL) of Campbell’s broth in a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid and bring to a boil.

Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until all the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Set aside and let cool.

In a blender, prepare pesto by combining basil, olive oil, pine nuts, garlic, Parmesan, salt and pepper.

Blend until smooth. Add the remaining ¼ cup (60 mL) of broth and blend to combine.

In a large bowl, combine tomatoes, mozzarella and red onion.

Toss with quinoa, pesto, parsley and basil until well blended.

Grill or char lemons on the grill or in a pan.

Serve salad on a platter with lemons and squeeze lemons over just before serving.

Source : Campbell

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