Spring Quinoa Salad

Spring Quinoa Salad recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

Yield: 
6-8 Servings

Recipe Categories:

Salads Gluten-Free Soy-Free

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:13pm

Ingredients

Quinoa Salad

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup diced cucumber
  • ¼ cup sliced red onion
  • ⅓ cup pine nuts
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Dressing

  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons agave

Instructions

  1. Pour water into a saucepan and stir in quinoa.
  2. Bring the liquid to a boil. Cover and simmer over low heat for 10-15 minutes, until all the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Remove quinoa from heat and let cool.
  4. Transfer cooled quinoa in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients except for Dressing.
  5. Whisk together all Dressing ingredients in a small bowl, whisk together with a fork and pour over salad.
  6. Mix well and enjoy!