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Easy Quinoa Salad

With a light, fluffy texture and savory flavor, this easy quinoa salad recipe may be simple, but it’s definitely not boring. Make this recipe for a good summer barbecue dish or picnic or to complement some grilled kebabs.

  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Stove, Mix
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 4 cups beef or chicken bone broth
  • 1 5-ounce package spring mix
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1 lemon

Instructions

  1. Rinse quinoa under cold running water.
  2. Transfer cleaned quinoa in a large saucepan, add bone broth and bring to a boil. Switch heat to low and let it simmer for 15-25 minutes until the quinoa is tender and all the liquid has been absorbed.
  3. Once the quinoa is cooked, remove from heat and let cool completely.
  4. In a large bowl or in the same saucepan, add spring mix, cherry tomatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Mix until all ingredients are well combined. Enjoy!

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