This makes for a super nutritious and delicious vegetarian salad. Great addition to a meal or perfect for a lunchtime snack.
[recipe servings=4-6 time=25 Minutes difficulty=Easy]
1 Cup Quinoa
½ tsp Kosher Salt, Plus More
1 Garlic Clove, Minced
1 Lemon, Juiced
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Medium Cucumber, Diced
½ Small Sweet Onion, Diced
2 Medium Tomatoes, Diced
1 Bunch Parsley Leaves, Chopped
½ Cup Fresh Mint, Minced
- Combine the
quinoa in a saucepan with 2 cups of water and a generous pinch of salt.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 12 minutes,
until the grains are tender and the water is absorbed. Turn off the heat
and let the quinoa stand, covered, for 5-10 minutes. Transfer the quinoa
to a large bowl and chill until close to room temperature.
in a large bowl, combine garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Whisk until
well combined. Add in the cucumber, onion, tomatoes, parsley, mint, and
cooled quinoa and toss to combine fully.