Meet Quinoa The Superfood Grain of The Andes
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Try this delicious salad made with quinoa, the superfood of the Andes. High in protein, magnesium, and dietary fiber, it's also visually impressive with a rainbow of colors. Serve with chickpeas, black beans, or flatbread for a heartier meal.
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Recipe Type: Salads
Cuisine: Vegan
Number Servings: 4-6
What You Need
  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • ⅓ cup fresh lime or lemon juice (or more to taste)
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • ⅔ cup green onions, chopped small
  • 1 cup cucumber, chopped small
  • 1 cup baby heirloom tomatoes, diced (use red, orange and yellow for variety)
  • ⅓ cup frozen or fresh peas
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
How to Do It
  1. Place cooled, cooked quinoa in a large bowl.
  2. Add all ingredients to bowl with quinoa and toss well to combine.
  3. Add 1-2 more tablespoons of olive oil if needed.
  4. Taste, adjust salt and pepper if necessary.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Great cold or at room temperature.
Recipe by Blacks Going Vegan! at