Healthy Quinoa Salad with Veggies

Fresh, Nutritious, and Bursting with Flavor: A Delectable Journey to Wholesome Goodness
If you’re searching for a nutritious yet delightful dish, our Healthy Quinoa Salad with Veggies is a culinary masterpiece that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds and nourish your body. This vibrant salad brings together the goodness of quinoa, a rainbow of colorful vegetables, and a zesty dressing that elevates the flavors to perfection.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup black olives, pitted and sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper to create the dressing.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and sliced black olives on top.
  6. Refrigerate the salad for about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  7. Serve chilled and enjoy the explosion of flavors and textures!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A delightful and wholesome quinoa salad packed with fresh veggies, tangy feta cheese, and zesty lemon dressing.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 280 | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 5g

A Symphony of Goodness and Flavor
Our Healthy Quinoa Salad with Veggies isn’t just a dish; it’s a celebration of health and taste. With every forkful, you’ll savor the crispness of cucumbers, the sweetness of cherry tomatoes, and the earthiness of quinoa. The tangy feta cheese adds a delightful richness, while the zesty lemon dressing ties everything together in a harmonious blend of flavors.
Whether you’re looking for a quick weekday lunch or a delightful side dish for a gathering, this quinoa salad is your answer. It’s not only visually appealing with its vibrant colors but also a nutritional powerhouse that nourishes your body with essential vitamins, minerals, and protein.
So, embrace this culinary journey to wellness and indulge in the goodness of fresh ingredients combined in a bowl of pure delight. Share the recipe, share the love, and relish every bite knowing that you’re treating your body to something truly special.