Simple Quinoa Salad

Temps & Portions
4 portions
30 minutes temps de préparation =
10 minutes préparation +
20 minutes cuisson
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water
    evian® natural spring water, 1.5L bottle
    $3.09 • Chq
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  • 1 pot Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable
    Knorr Stock Homestyle Vegetable (4PK) 132G
    $3.71 • Chq
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
    Becel Margarine with Olive Oil 907G
    $7.46 • Chq
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  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    Your Fresh Market Sliced Lemon Loaf Cake 454G
    $5.00 • Chq
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  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
    Tomatoes Cherry 283G
    $3.71 • Chq
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  • 1/2 English cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch (6mm) cubes
    Summer Fresh Yogurt Cucumber Dip Tzatziki 545G
    $8.68 • Chq
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  • 2 Tbsp. chopped basil leaves
    Fresh Basil
    $3.74 • Paq
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  • Bring water and Knorr® Homestyle Stock Vegetable to a boil in medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered until tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Spread quinoa on rimmed baking sheet and refrigerate until cool.
  • Combine olive oil and lemon juice with whisk in large bowl. Add cooled quinoa, tomatoes and cucumber; toss. Serve, or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Stir in basil just before serving.
  • TIP: For a nice twist, stir in sliced green onions and diced avocado.
  • TIP: Try using Knorr® Homestyle Stock- Chicken and adding 2 cups sliced cooked chicken.