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Salad with Lemon Dressing | Vegan Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa Salad marinated in a delicious, rich and lemon dressing. In this Vegan Tofu Recipes series, I use white Quinoa and made a simple and super quick sauce that you’re sure to love. Super healthy and nutritious!
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Argentina
Keyword Quinoa, quinoa salad, Salads, Vegan salad
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 150kcal
Author Pinelopi Kyriazi

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup White Quinoa
  • 1 cup greens of your choice
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup red pepper
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1/3 cup lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic

Instructions

  • Rinse the quinoa under cold running water to remove its bitter flavour.  Put into a pan and add double the amount of salted water. Place over medium heat and bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, or until tender and the liquid is absorbed. Fluff it up with a fork
  • Wash the greens and the beans and cut them into medium size pieces.
  • Cut the cherry tomatoes in half.
  • Mix well the olive oil, lemon, pepper, salt, and garlic and let it rest for 15 minutes so all the flavors combine together.
  • Place the greens, tomatoes and the beans on a serving plate and mix well. Add the raisins, capers and the walnuts and mix again.
  • Before serving, drizzle with the lemon dressing and mix.

Notes

  • Quinoa should be washed very well to remove its bitterness.
  • Rinse the quinoa under cold running water to remove its bitter flavour.
  • Once cooked, Fluff it up with a fork

 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 5mg | Sugar: 0g