Healthy and Hearty Quinoa Salad



Healthy and Hearty Quinoa Salad

Picture this – a vibrant plate filled with the goodness of wholesome ingredients, a delightful medley of colors and flavors. Our Healthy and Hearty Quinoa Salad is not just a meal; it’s a celebration of freshness and nutrition.

Begin your culinary adventure with a symphony of ingredients that promise both taste and health. Let’s dive into the heart of this nutritious creation.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/3 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions; let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, feta cheese, red onion, and olives.
  3. Drizzle with a light vinaigrette and toss gently to combine.
  4. Sprinkle fresh parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Chill for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves 4

Healthy and Hearty Quinoa Salad is a perfect blend of textures and flavors, offering a refreshing crunch and a burst of Mediterranean goodness in every bite.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 320, Fat: 12g, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 10g

Concluding our culinary journey, this Healthy and Hearty Quinoa Salad isn’t just a recipe; it’s a testament to the joy of creating delicious and nutritious meals. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice in the kitchen, this salad is a simple yet impressive addition to your repertoire. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the colors of freshness, and savor the health-packed deliciousness of this delightful quinoa creation.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Hi! I’m Margaret!

A passionate home cook and food lover who loves nothing more than sharing my favourite recipes with the world.

Search

Category

Subscribe

Get exclusive access to recipes and cooking tips!





You’ll also love