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Simple Quinoa Salad

Simple Quinoa Salad

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WHAT YOU'LL NEED

  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable
  • 1 cup (250 mL) quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 5 Tbsp. (75 mL) olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch (6mm) cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) chopped basil leaves

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Calories330
Calories from Fat180
Total Fat20 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium650 mg
Total Carbs31 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Sugars2 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A10 %
Vitamin C30 %
Calcium4 %
Iron15 %

Let's Get Cooking

  • 1 Bring water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered until tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Spread quinoa on rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate until cool.
  • 3 Combine olive oil and lemon juice with whisk in large bowl. Add cooled quinoa, tomatoes and cucumber; toss. Serve, or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Stir in basil just before serving.
TIP: For a nice twist, stir in sliced green onions and diced avocado.
TIP: Try using Knorr® Homestyle Stock- Chicken and adding 2 cups sliced cooked chicken.