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Quinoa Salad Recipe with Mint and Pomegranate


  • Author: Lilian B.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This quinoa salad with cucumber is light and refreshing. With light and fruity pieces such as pomegranate and mint, you will love this quinoa salad recipe!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 cups of dry quinoa or 6 cups of cooked quinoa
  • Pomegranate seeds from one whole pomegranate
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 3 Persian cucumbers or 1 English cucumber
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 bunch of parsley finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa ahead of time and allow it to cool. 
  2. Chop tomatoes, onion, and cucumber.
  3. Add finely chopped mint and parsley
  4. Add olive oil, lemon, salt, and pepper.
  5. Mix in pomegranate seeds.
  6. Combine all ingredients.
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 399
  • Sugar: 16 g
  • Sodium: 73 mg
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 12 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 62 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: quinoa salad, summer salad, superfood salad

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