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Recipe: another quinoa salad

Not too long ago, I posted a recipe for a quinoa salad with roasted chickpeas. This recipe was such a success, I’ve even had people recreate it, tagging me on Instagram! I decided to try my hand at a different quinoa salad, with lots of greens and feta cheese for some added protein.

Quinoa salad with feta cheese, red onion and leafy greens

With this salad I was going for a fresher more zingy taste. I’m usually not a fan of dressings, but for this salad I decided to add some squeezed lemon and lime juice to add some flavor. I also finely chopped some cilantro for the same purpose. I also chopped up some red onion, which I probably could have gone without. It made the salad taste rather strong and overpowered the other flavors. My advice: use less or leave it out.

Ingredients:

You don’t need any special kitchen tools for creating this dish other than a large mixing bowl.

Step 1: Start by prepping the salad the night before. Cook the quinoa according to the directions on the packaging. I boil mine in veggie stock to give the quinoa some flavor. Let cool and store in the fridge overnight.

Step 2: Chop everything that needs chopping.

Step 3: Take out your quinoa and leafy greens: combine in a large bowl.

Step 4: Add your spinach & combine

Step 5: Add the onion & cilantro, combine again.

Step 6: Squeeze your lemon & lime. Combine the lemon & lime juice and pour into bowl. Combine again.

Step 7: Add your feta cheese and combine again.

Bon appetit!

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