Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipe

Posted by Kayla at

This protein packed salad with mediterranean flavours makes the perfect lunch or dinner meal! It is such a simple healthy recipe that you can prepare in no time.  Feel free to replace or add in other vegetables to suit your taste buds.

Ingredients
2 cups of water
1 cup of Quinoa rinsed and drained
½ cup low fat feta cheese
1 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes
1 tbs chopped fresh parsley
100g rocket leaves
1 small red onion, sliced in thin rounds
1 tbs fresh lemon juice
2 tbs olive oil
¼ cup chopped almonds
1 tsp ground black pepper

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Method

  1. Pour water and quinoa into saucepan over medium heat.  Bring to the boil and then reduce heat to low.
  2. Let the quinoa simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed and quinoa is cooked through.  Place into a bowl and and set aside to cool.
  3. Combine the tomatoes, rocket leaves, parsley, red onion, chopped almonds and feta in a bowl. Squeeze the lemon juice, olive oil and black pepper on top and stir through.
  4. Add the quinoa and toss all together.
  5. Serve immediately or chill in fridge.

Enjoy!

Kayla xx

* Results may vary. Strict adherence to the nutrition and exercise guide are required for best results.

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