Mediterranean Quinoa Salad


A super simple yet flavorful recipe that’s easy to customise depending on what you’ve got available to you. If you can’t find any locally, swap out the quinoa for brown rice or lentils.

mediterranean quinoa salad for plantb by Sincerely V

By Sincerely V


  • Quinoa

  • Cooked chickpeas

  • Red onion

  • Cucumber

  • Red and yellow bell pepper

  • Sun dried tomatoes

  • Olives

  • Loads of fresh basil


  1. Cook quinoa by boiling with 1 part quinoa to 3 parts water.

  2. Bring water to the boil then turn heat down to simmer, put lid on pan for 15 minutes.

  3. Drain excess water before using

  4. Allow quinoa to cool slightly

  5. Mix all ingredients together in a big bowl with 1-2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon

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