This easy, healthy quinoa salad is one of our favorite summer treats. It is so versatile, you can change up the ingredients to your liking. This simple recipe has our favorite mix-ins, but you could add your favorite veggies or even some feta cheese or diced salami.
This is so easy! You just make some quinoa then mix everything in.
This easy salad is perfect for busy summer days. If you follow me on instagram or facebook you may have seen that we are in the process of packing for a move. Moving with four kids is never easy, but we are still looking for a house, I am taking a summer grad class, and my husband has been gone a lot for conferences. My mom came and helped for a week so we got a lot accomplished. Thank you, mom! So during this crazy busy summer, dinner is going to be easy!
4 cups vegetable broth
1 tsp. garlic, minced
2 cups quinoa
1 cucumber, peeled and diced
½ medium onion, diced (I like red or sweet)
2 tomatoes, diced
3-4 mini sweet peppers diced
1 (3.8 oz.) can black olives, sliced and drained
¼ cup plus 2 T. olive oil
1 ½ T. balsamic vinegar
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh herbs to taste and for garnish (chives, basil, parsley, whatever you like)
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Hi, I'm Faith, a former Family and Consumer Science teacher turned food blogger. I love God, my family, and food. You can usually find me in the kitchen preparing family friendly, homemade recipes and taking lots of pictures.
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