Quick Lemon and Garlic Quinoa Salad

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by GinnyP

Refreshing! Good potluck pick, too!

Top Review by jake ryleysmommy

This was my first time making a dish using quinoa, and it was fantastic!!!! I used the dressing recipe, in which I reduced the oil to 1 tbsp. I prepared the quinoa as directed. For the salad itself I used finely chopped cucumber, diced tomato's seeds removed, and quartered grape tomatos. I added a sprinkle of feta cheese on top of each serving. It was great, the dressing was a perfect combo of flavors and it really made the salad a hit!!!!!Thanks!!!! I just made this salad again, but I omitted the oil completly and added black beans!!! It was great, a complete meal without the added fat from the oil!! Yummy

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the water in a large stock pot.
  2. Add salt and quinoa and boil for 10 minutes.
  3. Drain in a strainer (like pasta).
  4. Prepare dressing in a large bowl.
  5. Add carrots, seeds, parsley, and cooked quinoa, and toss well.

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