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Recipe: Quinoa Summer Salad

If you’re anything like me, you’re already making yummy foods that are great for Summer. I just love Summer foods, fresh vegetables, and I LOVE salads. This is a great salad for Spring, Summer, Fall, or even Winter. You’ll love it. It’s great as a side or even a main dish!
2 cups of cooked quinoa (cook the quinoa in vegetable stock for added flavor)
1 carrot, peeled and shredded
2 green onion stalks, sliced
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
1 cup of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
2 Tbsp of cilantro, chopped
1/2 English cucumber, diced
1 cooked zucchini, diced (I roasted mine)
1 cup of broccoli, cut small (either raw, steamed or roasted)
4 oz of Feta or Goat Cheese
1/4 cup of Olive oil vinaigrette (your preference)
*Make sure you’re using cooked quinoa!
In a large bowl add the cooked quinoa, then all the vegetables, but do not mix just yet.
Add the olive oil vinaigrette and now toss all the ingredients.
Then add the cheese and give it a final stir until the cheese is evenly distributed.

Quinoa Goat Cheese

Allow it to sit in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

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Tuesday 9th of January 2018

Healthy and fresh taste.


Saturday 8th of July 2017

I love quinoa! This looks like a delicious way to try it, and to have others try it for the first time, too!

Margot C

Thursday 30th of June 2016

Isn't Quinoa the best stuff. I wonder where it was before the year 2000, because before that it simply didn't exist.

Samantha Plotkin

Wednesday 27th of April 2016

Perfect for a picnic. Thanks for sharing!


Sunday 10th of April 2016

Thanks a lot for this. I am trying to lose some more weight and I have noticed in many nurtrition books quinoa is listed as a good grain to incorporate in one's diet. I appreciate all the recipes I can get. :)