Recipe for Mediterranean salad with quinoa

Healthy proposal for a light and tasty dinner

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  • 1 1/2 cups of quinoa tea
  • 2 3/4 cups of tea water
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 large cucumber, cut into cubes
  • 350 gr. roasted red peppers, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup teaspoon olives, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup teaspoon of fresh chopped parsley
  • 120 gr. goat cheese flavored with garlic
  • For the dressing: 3 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp red wine vinegar, 1/2 tbsp. dried oregano, 1/2 tbsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


step 1

Rinse the quinoa in a colander and place it in a saucepan with the water and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat.

step 2

Lower the heat, cover and simmer until the quinoa is soft and all the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Uncover and mix with a fork. Transfer the quinoa to a baking sheet, spread it evenly and put it in the fridge until it cools completely, for 10 to 15 minutes.

step 3

Place the dressing ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.

step 4

Place the cucumber, peppers and olives in a bowl and add the cold quinoa. Mix and garnish with the dressing.

step 5

Add the chopped parsley and the flavored goat cheese to the salad and mix.

step 6

Serve at room temperature or cold.