Sun Dried Fruit, Brown Rice + Quinoa Salad 

Sun Dried Fruit, Brown Rice + Quinoa Salad

Sun Dried Fruit, Brown Rice + Quinoa Salad 
 
• An easy recipe - start with an off-the-shelf box of quinoa and brown rice mix 
• Cook quinoa and brown rice according to the box directions. 
• Hydrate sun dried fruit briefly (15-20 minutes) in warm water. 
• While rice mix is cooking (approximately 18 minutes) prepare dressing. 
 
Dressing Ingredients: 
• 1 clove of garlic, minced 
• ½ cup of parsley, minced 
• ¼ cup of mint, minced
• ¼ cup olive oil 
• Juice of ½ lemon 
• Salt and pepper to taste 
 
• Mix in ¾ cup of Traina Fruitons™  All American Dried Fruit Blend 
• Top with ¼ cup of pistachio nuts or almonds. Serve while warm or at room temperature.  
• Fluff with a fork if the rice pilaf begins to stick together. 
 
Prep Time: 10 minutes 
Cook Time: 20 minutes 
 
Serves 6-8, as a side dish, or serve with lettuce leaves and wrap for an appetizer. Add nuts for extra crunch.