Healthy Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Elizabeth Rodriguez welcomes you to try her delightful Healthy Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette. Bursting with vibrant colors and fresh flavors, this salad is not only a treat for your taste buds but also a nourishing choice for a wholesome meal.
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
- 1 cucumber, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, sliced
- Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
- In a large bowl, combine quinoa, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, feta cheese, parsley, and Kalamata olives.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the lemon vinaigrette.
- Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss gently to combine.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.
Total time: 35 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Enjoy a delightful mix of textures and flavors with this Healthy Quinoa Salad. Perfect for a light lunch or a refreshing side dish, this salad will leave you satisfied and nourished.
Nutrition per serving: 250 calories, 30g carbohydrates, 8g protein, 12g fat
Indulge in the goodness of this nutritious quinoa salad, and make it a staple in your healthy eating repertoire. Elizabeth Rodriguez invites you to savor every bite, appreciating the balance of flavors and the wholesome ingredients that make this dish a standout choice for any occasion.