Quinoa vegetable salad
Recipe type: Brunch
Cuisine: American
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Quinoa salad with vegetables is a healthy recipe. It is easy to make with the benefits of the super grain Quinoa.
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cucumber finely diced
  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • ½ small onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup zucchini chopped (yellow and green)
  • ½ cup capsicum diced (different colors)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  1. First of all wash quinoa nicely with free water to remove the bitterness.
  2. Boil water in a pan and add quinoa and cook like how you cook rice. Just check that it is soft and well cooked.
  3. Now drain quinoa and rinse under cold running water. Keep aside.
  4. Chop and dice all the vegetables you are using for the salad.
  5. Add quinoa and stir in cucumber, tomatoes, onion, zucchini, carrots, and capsicum.
  6. Lastly add salt, pepper, olive oil and lemon. Toss it nicely and serve fresh.
You can use vegetables according to your choice of a quinoa salad.
You can even make quinoa pulao, quinoa porridge and use it in soups and burgers.
Make sure you cook it properly to remove the bitterness.
You can even add nuts to your salads.
Recipe by Kreativemommy at https://kreativemommy.com/quinoa-vegetable-salad/