Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

CategoryDifficultyBeginner

This Quinoa salad is high in protein and fibre, it makes for a really healthy and refreshing lunch or dinner. It’s easy, inexpensive and naturally wheat-free and gluten-free so has one of my go to-s

Yields68 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time30 mins
 1 cup dry quinoa
 300g grape or cherry tomatoes
 1 cucumber
 1 orange pepper
 3 green onions
 juice of 3 limes
 plain greek yogourt
 1 large avocado
1

In a small pot add 2 cups of water and 1 cup of quinoa, bring it to a boil, when boiling, cover and simmer on low heat until all water is absorbed (just like rice) when it is cooked set it aside to cool.

2

halve the tomatoes, dice the peppers, cucumbers and spring onions and set aside.

3

juice the limes and pour the juice into the quinoa, when the quinoa is cool add the veggies to the quinoa and toss well.

4

serve with a dollop of greek yogourt, and slices of avocado on top.

Ingredients

 1 cup dry quinoa
 300g grape or cherry tomatoes
 1 cucumber
 1 orange pepper
 3 green onions
 juice of 3 limes
 plain greek yogourt
 1 large avocado

Directions

1

In a small pot add 2 cups of water and 1 cup of quinoa, bring it to a boil, when boiling, cover and simmer on low heat until all water is absorbed (just like rice) when it is cooked set it aside to cool.

2

halve the tomatoes, dice the peppers, cucumbers and spring onions and set aside.

3

juice the limes and pour the juice into the quinoa, when the quinoa is cool add the veggies to the quinoa and toss well.

4

serve with a dollop of greek yogourt, and slices of avocado on top.

Quinoa Salad
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