Zesty Quinoa Salad
- Ready in: 1.5 hour
- Serves: 4
- Complexity: medium
- 1 cup dry Quinoa
- 1/2 English cucumber
- 1/2 pepper (any color)
- 1 bunch of parsley
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp chili powder or any spice you love!
- Fun Options: Garlic & Herbs or Lemon & Herbs or Dill fresh or dried... You choose!
- Sea Salt to taste
Bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
Rinse: Quinoa in cold water.
Stir into pot of boiling water and add a pinch of salt.
Reduce heat and simmer covered 10-15 minutes until all the water is absorbed and quinoa grains are transparent.
Dice very fine: Cucumber, tomato, pepper, green onions, parsley.
Mix: olive oil, lemon juice, chili powder or any other herb options altogether
Pour: hot quinoa into oil mixture with and add chopped vegetables.
Refrigerate at least one hour before serving.