GRILLED ROMAINE AND QUINOA:
If you like sushi, you will love this recipe.
2 hearts of romaine, stemmed
1 1/2 cups quinoa, cooked according to package directions
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1 medium cucumber, diced
2 tsp. olive oil, divided
3 tsp. soy sauce (or to taste)
Wasabi, to taste
Fresh or pickled ginger, to taste
Garlic salt, to taste
1. Preheat grill. Cook quinoa according to package directions, add 1 tsp. olive oil. Set aside.
2. Toss the romaine pieces with olive oil and garlic salt. Place it on the grill, and grill on medium to high heat until golden-brown.
3. Mix the quinoa, red onions, and cucumber in a large bowl. Lay a few romaine leaves out on each plate, top each with 1/2 cup quinoa mixture, and drizzle each plate with soy sauce. Serve with wasabi and ginger on the side.