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Quinoa salad
Quinoa Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Quinoa, bell peppers, olives and mozzarella

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: meditteranean quinoa salad, quinoa recipes, quinoa salad, quinoa salad recipes, tomato mozzarella bell peppers salad, vegan salads
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 157 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa cooled
  • 1 small orange or yellow bell pepper sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives pitted and halved
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls quartered
  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves sliced thinly
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • salt
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, bell pepper, olives, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil.
  2. Squeeze lemon juice over mixture.
  3. Add fresh ground pepper.
  4. Taste salad. Add more lemon juice or pepper if needed. Add salt, if needed.

  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate to serve later.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Fresh mozzarella balls can often be found in the deli section where fine olives are sold. You want small sized balls, similar in size to cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 157 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 288mg13%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 340IU7%
Vitamin C 63.1mg76%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.