Caprese Quinoa Salad: Fresh and Satisfying



Caprese Quinoa Salad: Fresh and Satisfying

Picture yourself on a sunlit terrace, surrounded by the aroma of ripe tomatoes and basil. This Caprese Quinoa Salad is a symphony of freshness, bringing together the best flavors of summer in a satisfying bowl.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil.
  3. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar over the salad. Toss gently to combine.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Caprese Quinoa Salad is a refreshing twist on the classic Caprese, adding a hearty touch with quinoa. The combination of nutty quinoa, sweet tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, and aromatic basil is a delightful experience for your taste buds.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 320 | Fat: 18g | Carbs: 30g | Protein: 12g

Picture yourself sharing this vibrant dish with friends and family, creating memories around a table filled with laughter and the joy of good food. Caprese Quinoa Salad is not just a recipe; it’s an invitation to savor the simple pleasures of life.

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