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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Quinoa Vegetable Salad-Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe-Easy Quinoa Recipes

This is a very simple, delicious, super-healthy salad prepared with quinoa (pronounced as KEEN-wah), vegetables and a simple dressing. Quinoa is high in protein and fiber. Combined with vegetable it makes a complete meal. I had this salad for lunch. This quinoa salad is light and is perfect for a simple lunch or dinner. I love all kinds of salads and this quinoa salad is no exception. Today we will learn how to make quinoa salad following this easy recipe. 

Vegan quinoa salad

Quinoa Vegetable Salad-Quinoa Vegan Salad

 Prep Time : 5 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Serves: 1
 Recipe CategoryLunch-Dinner
 Recipe CuisineInternational

   Ingredients needed

   Quinoa -1/2 cup
   Steamed broccoli -10 florets
   Bell pepper - all colors -1/2-3/4 cup
   Cucumber or zucchini -1 chopped
   Lettuce leaf -2

   For the Salad dressing

   Olive oil -2 tbsp
   Fresh lemon juice to taste
   Salt to taste
   Pepper powder to taste


Cook quinoa, fluff it with a fork and leave it to cool. Check out my detailed post on how to cook quinoa.

Steam broccoli, chop it into bite size pieces and keep it ready.

Whisk together olive oil, salt and pepper powder.


In a bowl combine together, quinoa, steamed broccoli, chopped bell pepper, cucumber and the dressing. Mix until well combined.

Garnish with torn lettuce leaves and serve. You can add chopped walnuts or a mix of toasted seeds (sunflower, pumpkin and sesame seeds) to make it more healthy and delicious.

If you love salads like me, then check out my collection of Indian Salad Recipes

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