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Quinoa Salad with Tomato, Lemon, and Thyme.

Quinoa Salad with Tomato, Lemon, and Thyme.

Quinoa with Tomato and Thyme

Are you looking for a wonderful and healthy Quinoa Salad, which is very easy to make? You came to the right place. You don’t need any fancy ingredients for having a quick and excellent dinner. Leftovers you can use the next day as a simple lunch. Warm this dish in the oven or have it cold as a salad.

Quinoa is a very versatile semi-cereal that should be stocked in your pantry next to other great basic products, like rice or pasta. Look also to this Recipe: Quinoa and Tofu Taco`s on this Website so you do not have to go far for further inspiration. Please enjoy!

  • 1 1/2 cups Cherry Tomatoes
    (cut in half)
  • 3 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (divided)
  • 1/8 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 cup Quinoa (uncooked)

  • 2 Cups of Water
  • 1 tbsp Thyme (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup Cucumber (diced)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (20°C).
  2. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange the tomatoes in a single layer, cut side up. Drizzle with half of the olive and sprinkle with sea salt.
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Remove to flip the tomatoes then place the baking sheet back into the oven for 10 more minutes.
  5. Once the quinoa is cooked, add it to a large bowl along with the tomatoes, diced cucumber, and thyme. Add the remaining oil and lemon juice and toss well to combine. Serve and enjoy!

Notes: Leftovers can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to two days

Nutrition (Amount per serving):
  • Calories: 259
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Carbs: 30g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Protein: 7g

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