Colorful Quinoa Salad: Wholesome Superfood
Delight in the vibrant medley of flavors and textures with our Colorful Quinoa Salad. Bursting with wholesome superfoods and nutritious ingredients, this salad is a feast for both your taste buds and your health.
Every forkful tells a story as you savor the earthy richness of quinoa, the crisp freshness of seasonal vegetables, and the zing of a zesty homemade vinaigrette. With a perfect balance of protein, fiber, and vitamins, this salad is a nutritional powerhouse that leaves you energized and satisfied.
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup cucumber, diced
- 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
- 1/2 cup red onion, finely sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup toasted almonds, chopped
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh parsley.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to create the vinaigrette.
- Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and chopped toasted almonds over the top before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A refreshing and nutrient-packed quinoa salad featuring a harmonious blend of colorful vegetables, tangy feta cheese, and crunchy almonds.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 320, Total Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 32g, Protein: 10g
Conclude your culinary journey with this Colorful Quinoa Salad and relish the harmony of flavors and the nourishment it provides. Whether you’re enjoying it as a light lunch or a side dish, this wholesome superfood creation is a testament to the joy of eating well and embracing the goodness of nature’s bounty.