Step-by-Step Guide to Prepare Any-night-of-the-week Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad. Quinoa is a grain that has almost no flavor, but the spices add zest. Quinoa is such a fantastic salad base—it's full of protein, it adds a nutty flavor, and it's the perfect vehicle to soak up any kind of dressing. If you like a little more heat, add more cayenne or curry to the dressing. —Shannon Dobos, Calgary, Alberta When dry, transfer the quinoa to a large bowl.

This quinoa salad is refreshing, crisp and delicious. It's made simply with fresh cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, chickpeas, fresh parsley and a garlicky olive oil and lemon dressing. The salad sort of reminds me of tabouleh, an herbed Lebanese salad with tomatoes and bulgur.

Hey everyone, it’s me, Dave, welcome to our recipe page. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a special dish, quinoa salad. It is one of my favorites. For mine, I will make it a bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

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Quinoa is a grain that has almost no flavor, but the spices add zest. Quinoa is such a fantastic salad base—it's full of protein, it adds a nutty flavor, and it's the perfect vehicle to soak up any kind of dressing. If you like a little more heat, add more cayenne or curry to the dressing. —Shannon Dobos, Calgary, Alberta When dry, transfer the quinoa to a large bowl.

To begin with this recipe, we have to first prepare a few ingredients. You can have quinoa salad using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Quinoa Salad:

  1. {Prepare 1 cup of uncooked quinoa.
  2. {Get 2 cups of water.
  3. {Prepare 1 of can(15 oz) chick peas drained.
  4. {Get 1 of medium cucumber seeded and chopped.
  5. {Make ready 1 of red bell pepper chopped.
  6. {Take 3/4 cup of onion chopped.
  7. {Get 1 cup of flat leaf parsley chopped.
  8. {Get 1/4 cup of olive oil.
  9. {Get 1/4 cup of lemon juice.
  10. {Take 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar.
  11. {Take 2 cloves of garlic minced.
  12. {Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt.

The Best Quinoa Salad Make the Salad When the quinoa has cooled slightly, in a large bowl, combine the quinoa, chickpeas, cucumber, bell pepper, bok choy, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, and the herbs. In a small bowl, whisk the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, mustard, honey (or maple syrup), salt, and pepper until blended. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Quinoa, toasted pumpkin seeds, feta and ripe watermelon make a fabulous and filling vegetarian supper that.

Instructions to make Quinoa Salad:

  1. Cook quinoa and water.
  2. Combine quinoa, chick peas, cucumbers, bell pepper, onion and parsley..
  3. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, garlic and sea salt. Add to other ingredients..
  4. Keeps for 4 days..

I had no problem with the amount of lime juice, oil, or salt, but then I doubled the recipe, used a can of black beans and a can of garbanzo beans, used fresh tomatoes vs. canned, and added cucumbers, fresh minced garlic, and a little honey. I would caution folks to cook the quinoa al dente lest the salad becomes mushy. This quinoa salad is fresh, light, a little tangy, filling, and so flavorful. The veggies work so well with the quinoa and the dressing goes perfectly with everything else. The quinoa gives this salad tons of protein, and, paired with the healthy fats from the avocado, you'll be amazed how filling this salad is.

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