Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl



Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl

Picture yourself on a sunny day, sitting on your porch, enjoying a light and nutritious meal. That’s exactly what our Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl brings to your table. This vibrant dish is a celebration of fresh ingredients, combining the earthy goodness of quinoa with a rainbow of vegetables and a zesty dressing. It’s not just a meal; it’s a burst of flavor and nutrition that will leave you feeling energized and satisfied.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup of cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup of red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup of Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly under cold water.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove the saucepan from heat and let it sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and let it cool.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red bell pepper, red onion, and fresh parsley.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  7. Sprinkle the feta cheese and Kalamata olives on top.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve immediately or refrigerate for later. Enjoy your Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

This Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl is a delightful medley of flavors and textures. It’s a perfect choice for a quick lunch or a light dinner. Packed with protein and nutrients, it’s not only delicious but also incredibly healthy. The combination of quinoa, fresh vegetables, and zesty dressing creates a harmony of tastes that will keep you coming back for more.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 250, Protein: 8g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fiber: 5g, Fat: 9g

Imagine yourself savoring every bite of this nutritious and colorful salad. Each forkful bursts with the goodness of nature, making it a delightful choice for both your taste buds and your well-being. So, whether you’re enjoying it solo or sharing it with loved ones, this Wholesome Quinoa Salad Bowl is a recipe that’ll keep you smiling from the first bite to the last.

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