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Best Healthy Quinoa Recipe

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 Crispy, fresh and yummy salad with quinoa is simple and tasty. This recipe has a lot in common with classical Tabbouleh salad. So, if you like this Eastern dish, you will definitely love the taste of our simple quinoa salad.

 You can cook this salad salad - desc learn more... for lunch, a picnic or even to make it a part of your lunchbox for work. If you have any leftovers of quinoa it will take less time to cook this dish.

 Now let’s look at how to make quinoa salad from scratch.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Avocado
1 pcs
160 cals
Cherry tomatoes
1 cup
35 cals
Cucumber
1 cup
25 cals
Spinach
2 cups
11 cals
Quinoa
2 cups
180 cals
Onion
2 pcs
60 cals
Salt
to taste
Pepper
to taste
Honey
1 tsp
90 cals
Olive oil
0.25 cup
135 cals
Garlic
1 clove
60 cals
Lemon
1 pcs
15 cals
Vinegar
1 tbsp
Total calories in the prepared dish
771 cals
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Instructions:
  1. To cook this simple quinoa salad you need to start by making the dressing. Take a large bowl and pour in olive oil. Add minced garlic and lemon juice. Pour in apple vinegar and honey. You can replace the honey with maple syrup. Add salt and pepper. Whisk everything carefully. Set this bowl aside.
  2. Prepare the quinoa following the instructions on the package. Leave it to cool down. We recommend cooking it beforehand or just using leftovers for making this fresh but nutritious salad.
  3. Slice cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado and onion. Add quinoa and toss all the ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Add salad dressing and mix everything carefully. All the ingredients should be coated with the fragrant liquid.

Serve this best quinoa salad on big plates. Decorate each portion with fresh chopped herbs. If you want to turn this yummy salad into a main meal, add roasted chicken, beans or chickpeas. In such a way your meal will become more nutritious.

 We hope you will like the taste of this quinoa salad! Share it with your friends and search for more interesting recipes for nutritious salads. Bon Appetit!

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