Caprese Quinoa Salad with tomatoes, basil and chickpeas | recipe on simplyquinoa.com
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“Caprese” Quinoa Salad

A twist on a classic salad
Course Salad
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword caprese salad, quinoa salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 391kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

for the dressing:

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, tomatoes, chickpeas and basil. Toss to combine.
  • Whisk together the dressing ingredients, reserving a bit of pepper to garnish, in a small bowl. Pour dressing over quinoa salad and stir together until evenly coated.
  • Garnish with some fresh cracked pepper if desired.
  • Serve immediately or chill in fridge for 30 - 60 minutes.

Notes

This recipe can be easily doubled to serve a larger crowd

Nutrition

Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 740mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 720IU | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 87mg | Iron: 4.9mg