Marilu Henner Cooks Quinoa Memory Salad



  • 8 oz. Andean Dream Macaroni Pasta cooked 6 minutes in salted water (cooled with
  • cold water)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 4 leaves of kale rustic-chopped
  • ½ cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onions
  • ¼ cup fresh tomatoes diced
  • ½ cup diced black pitted olives


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Juice from 1-2 lemons
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 clove fresh crushed garlic
  • ¼ tsp of sea salt or kosher salt
  • Pinch of black pepper


  1. Cook pasta for 6 minutes, drain, and rinse. Put all fresh prepared ingredients into the pasta.
  2. Prepare dressing in a separate bowl and then add the dressing to the pasta salad and lightly toss.
  3. Chill 1 to 2 hours and serve.

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