Quick and Healthy Quinoa Salad



Quick and Healthy Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, the versatile and nutritious grain, takes center stage in our Quick and Healthy Quinoa Salad. This delightful recipe is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of wholesome ingredients coming together in a harmonious blend.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, feta cheese, olives, and parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss gently to combine.
  5. Chill the salad in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

A vibrant and refreshing salad with the goodness of quinoa, this Quick and Healthy Quinoa Salad is perfect for a quick lunch or a light dinner. Packed with fresh vegetables and Mediterranean flavors, it’s a nutritious delight for any occasion.

Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 250, Protein – 8g, Fat – 12g, Carbohydrates – 30g

Make this salad a part of your regular menu and savor the wholesome goodness with every bite. Quick to prepare and bursting with flavor, it’s a culinary journey that combines health and taste in perfect harmony.

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