Colorful Quinoa Salad: Wholesome Superfood



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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to create the vinaigrette.
  3. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to coat all the ingredients.
  4. 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.

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