Quinoa, Corn, and Tomato Salad With Chive-Infused Oil

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by smcsf11

This is from Cooking Light, via myrecipes.com. It is a light, healthy grain-based salad -- like tabbouli, but different! I didn't have any chive-infused oil, so just finely chopped a green onion to mix in with the dressing, and it came out great.

Top Review by chayamushka

Excellent salad. I added some extra garlic because I love it. Like the author, I did not have chive-infused oil. Not having fresh chives either, I left them out entirely. Next time I will add more corn and tomatoes to make it a light main dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine water and quinoa in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork to separate and let cool a bit if time.
  2. While quinoa is cooking, combine corn, tomatoes, and parsley in a medium bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together oil and remaining ingredients.
  3. After quinoa has stood for 10 min., add to vegetable mixture, toss to combine, then drizzle dressing over it. Toss well to coat. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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