Refreshing Quinoa Salad

Refreshing Quinoa Salad recipe from Down to Earth Organic and Natural.

Yield: 
6 servings

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 9:05pm

Ingredients

  • 3½ cups water
  • 2 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 3 cups chopped kale
  • ¼ cup grated carrot
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon brown rice vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add quinoa to boiling water. Bring back to a boil, reduce heat to low and cover with a lid.
  3. Simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, fluff with a fork and cool completely in refrigerator.
  5. Once quinoa is cooled, place into a large bowl. Add cucumber, kale and carrot, tossing to combine.
  6. In a small mixing bowl combine olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, agave nectar and soy sauce.
  7. Pour over quinoa and toss together. Serve and enjoy!