How to Cook Perfect Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad

Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad.

Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad You can have Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad using 12 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad

  1. Prepare 2 cup of quinoa (cooked).
  2. You need 1 cup of chopped english cucumber.
  3. Prepare 1/2 cup of chopped red cabbage.
  4. You need 1/3 cup of chopped scallions or green onions.
  5. Prepare 1/2 cup of minced celery.
  6. It’s 1 1/4 cup of prepared beans such as black beans (drained and rinsed if using canned beans).
  7. You need 1/4 cup of finely chopped fresh herb I used parsley this time (use more or less depending on your preference).
  8. Prepare 1 tsp of sea salt.
  9. You need 1/2 tsp of cracked black pepper.
  10. It’s 1/2 tsp of red pepper flakes (or more if you like extra spicy).
  11. It’s 3/4 cup of fresh lemon juice.
  12. You need 1/4 cup of olive oil, extra virgin.

Clean N' Easy Quinoa Salad instructions

  1. Combine all if the ingredients in a bowl except the lemon juice and oil..
  2. Whisk together lemon and olive oil. Sprinkle with S&P. Taste and adjust seasoning. Add the dressing to the salad bowl. Toss and serve or chill it for up to 5 days..
  3. Mix n' match ingredients like swapping chickpeas for beans or adding green and red peppers with feta and olives for a greek take on the salad. Corn, black beans and jalepenos make for a more southwestern style. Play around with your leftovers!!.