Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad



Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad

If you’re looking for a refreshing and wholesome dish that bursts with flavor, our Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad is the perfect choice. This vibrant salad combines the nuttiness of quinoa with the zesty kick of lemon and a medley of fresh herbs, creating a delightful symphony of tastes and textures.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice and olive oil.
  3. Add cooked quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, and mint to the bowl.
  4. Toss everything gently to combine, ensuring the salad is well-coated in the dressing.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A light and tangy Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad that’s perfect for a quick lunch or a side dish for dinner.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 220, Fat: 10g, Carbs: 30g, Protein: 5g

Concluding our culinary journey, this Lemon Herb Quinoa Salad is not just a dish; it’s a celebration of fresh ingredients and vibrant flavors. Whether you’re enjoying it solo or as a side at your next gathering, this salad is bound to leave taste buds tingling with delight. Embrace the simplicity of this recipe, and let the bright, citrusy notes elevate your dining experience.

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