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Delicious and ⁢Nutritious: Try this Mouthwatering Quinoa Salad for Lunch!

Quinoa Salad

This quinoa ⁣salad is perfect for a healthy and filling lunch. Not only is it packed with nutrients, ⁣but ‍it is also easy to make and‍ very tasty.


  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1⁤ large sweet potato
  • 1 can of‌ chickpeas
  • 1/2 of⁢ a red onion
  • 1/4 cup​ of parsley
  • 1/4 cup of feta cheese
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons of‌ olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Salt and pepper to ⁢taste


  1. Rinse the quinoa​ in a⁣ fine mesh ​strainer. In a medium saucepan, combine the rinsed quinoa and water. Bring ‍to a boil, then ‌lower the heat⁣ and simmer for 15 minutes or until ‍the ​water is absorbed. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  2. Preheat the⁤ oven to 400°F. Peel and cut the sweet potato into small‍ cubes. Place them on ⁢a baking sheet ‌and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Roast for ⁤20 minutes​ until tender.
  3. Chop the red onion and⁢ parsley,⁢ and crumble the‍ feta cheese.
  4. Drain and rinse the ⁣chickpeas.
  5. In a large bowl, add the ‍cooked quinoa, roasted sweet potato,⁤ chickpeas, chopped ​onion, parsley, and feta cheese.
  6. For the dressing, ⁣combine ⁢the juice of one lemon, 2 tablespoons⁤ of olive oil, and minced garlic. ⁢Season with salt ‌and pepper to ⁤taste.
  7. Pour the ⁢dressing over ‌the salad and‍ toss to​ combine.
  8. Enjoy!


This salad keeps ​well in the fridge ‍for up to 3 days, making it a perfect meal prep option.

Thanks for ⁤trying this recipe, we hope you loved it!

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