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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

The Ayurveda Experience February 10, 2017


1 ¾ cups water
1 cup quinoa, uncooked
½ cuptomato, coarsely chopped, seeded
½ cup fresh mint or parsley, chopped
¼ cupraisins (optional)
¼ cup chopped cucumber
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp green onions, chopped
1 tbspextra-virgin olive oil
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper, freshly grounded


  1. Rinse the quinoa thoroughly before cooking to avoid the bitter taste.
  2. Add water and quinoa to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until the water has been absorbed.
  4. Remove from the heat and fluff with a fork.
  5. Stir in the remaining ingredients.
  6. Cover and let stand for 1 hour.
  7. Serve at room temperature and enjoy!


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