Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing

Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing

Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing Recipes

Healthy Quinoa Vegetable Salad with a fresh lemon-basil dressing! Packed with a double protein punch and great for take-along lunches.

Cuisine : Gluten-Free, Oil-Free Option, Vegan,
Recipe Yields : 6
Prep time : 25 minutes
Cook time : –
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup white quinoa (uncooked)
  • 15 oz. can garbanzo beans
  • 3 roma tomatoes (or grape/cherry)
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups corn (I used frozen, thawed)
  • 4 green onions
  • Optional for topping: fresh basil or parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice (more to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. basil (or fresh if you have it)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil (omit for oil-free)

Instructions

  1. Rinse quinoa, and cook according to package directions.*
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk together dressing ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Slice green onions, dice roma tomatoes and bell pepper. Rinse and drain garbanzo beans.
  4. When quinoa is done cooking, let cool for a few minutes. Then place all salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. Pour dressing over top and mix well to combine.
  6. Enjoy immediately or chill before serving to let flavors develop.

Rated : 5 from 7 votes
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