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 1.5L
    $2.69 • Chq
  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    Uncle Ben's Whole Grain & Quinoa Garlic 240G
    $4.31 • Chq
  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
    Christie Triscuit Rosemary Olive Oil 225G
    $2.91 • Chq
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    Lemons 1EA
    $1.07 • Chq
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
    Tomatoes Vine ~5EA
    $1.83 • Chq
  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch (6mm) cubes
    Cucumber Green Ridge 1EA
    $2.11 • Chq
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped basil leaves
    Compliments Organic Basil 28G
    $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.