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Light and Easy Quinoa Salad

Evelyn Savinon. A Simple Tweak
If you are looking for something light and easy to make, this is the recipe for you. This quinoa salad is made with fresh vegetables and drizzle with a lemon honey vinaigrette.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 people
Calories 706 kcal


  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1 cup cucumbers mini
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup sweet peppers
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup red onion

Ingredients for the vinaigrette

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pinch black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


  • Cook quinoa. Follow the quinoa package instructions or, you can follow my simple recipe on how to cook quinoa
  • While the quinoa it’s cooking, dice all the vegetables
  • Next, combine the cooked quinoa with all diced vegetables and add some raisins.


  • In a small container, combine the lemon juice, honey, olive oil, salt and, black pepper.
  • Drizzle the vinaigrette over the quinoa combination and refrigerate for at least half -hour . Enjoy!


This Quinoa Salad tastes even better the next day and It’s also a great recipe to make in advance to take your picnic adventures!


Serving: 0gCalories: 706kcalCarbohydrates: 160gProtein: 19gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2380mgPotassium: 1989mgFiber: 22gSugar: 23gVitamin A: 3335IUVitamin C: 272.8mgCalcium: 176mgIron: 8.2mg
Keyword Quinoa Salad
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