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Summer Quinoa-Tomato Salad

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8

The fresh flavors of summer come together in this hearty and delicious vegetarian salad made with quinoa, tomatoes and red onion. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups cooked quinoa
2
large tomatoes, quartered, cut into cubes
1/4
medium red onion, chopped
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
3
tablespoons chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1/4
cup extra-virgin olive oil
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Dash sugar
Grated Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Cool cooked quinoa. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, parsley, oil and vinegar. Season with salt, pepper and sugar.
  • 2
    Spread cooled cooked quinoa in large serving bowl or on small platter; spoon tomato salad over top. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3
    Before serving, sprinkle with cheese.

Expert Tips

  • Salad will keep for a day or two so it can be made hours before you need to serve it.
  • Replacing the water with chicken broth when cooking the quinoa gives it lots of flavor.
  • Feel free to get creative and add some feta cheese, olives, oregano, or other cheeses and spices.

Nutrition Information

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