RECIPES

Quinoa Salad with Marinated Asiago

Wisconsin Cheese Quinoa Salad with Marinated Asiago Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
Servings
6-8

Ingredients

Marinated Asiago:

Salad:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Asiago can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

Marinated Asiago:

  1. Gently toss asiago with the lemon zest, herbs and garlic in a large bowl. Add olive oil; gently stir. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until serving.

Salad:

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Transfer to a large bowl; cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, combine red onion and balsamic vinegar in a bowl. Season with salt. Let stand for at least 15 minutes.
  3. Add the red bell pepper, walnuts, green onions and red onion-vinegar mixture to quinoa; toss to combine. Remove asiago from oil mixture with a slotted spoon. Gently fold in asiago.
  4. Drizzle 1/4 to 1/3 cup oil mixture over salad to lightly coat; gently toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with red pepper flakes if desired. Fold in pea shoots.
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