Summer Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups boiling water
  • 3 oz olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt or kosher salt
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1 medium cucumber, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, diced
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • ½ cup fresh parsley or mint, or both
  • 2 cups rinsed quinoa

Preparation:

  1. Bring water to a slow boil
  2. Add salt, oil, and lemon juice
  3. Add in the quinoa. Simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove, and cool well
  5. In a bowl, add all the veggies and herbs
  6. Toss in quinoa and mix well
  7. Serve on a bed of dark greens

Summer Vegetable Quinoa Salad Nutrition Label

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