Simple Quinoa Salad

Temps & Portions
4 servings
30 minutes temps de préparation =
10 minutes préparation +
20 minutes cuisson
Ingrédients
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water
    Evian Spring Water Natural 1.5L
    $2.94 • Chq
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    Gogo Quinoa Spaghetti 227G
    $3.84 • Chq
  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
    Apetina Feta Black Olive Oil Herb 100G
    $3.49 • Chq
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    Lemons 1EA
    $1.39 • Chq
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
    Tomatoes Plum Roma 1EA
    $0.76 • Chq
  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch (6mm) cubes
    Cucumbers Seedless 1EA
    $1.61 • Chq
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped basil leaves
    Basil 20G
    $2.69 • Chq
Instructions
  • Bring water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered until tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Spread quinoa on rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate until cool.
  • Combine olive oil and lemon juice with whisk in large bowl. Add cooled quinoa, tomatoes and cucumber; toss. Serve, or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Stir in basil just before serving.
  • TIP: For a nice twist, stir in sliced green onions and diced avocado.
  • TIP: Try using Knorr® Homestyle Stock- Chicken and adding 2 cups sliced cooked chicken.