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Recipe: Italian Quinoa Salad

Updated: Jul 23

Are you looking for ways to include quinoa in your diet? Or have you run out of ideas on how to eat quinoa? Try this tasty quinoa salad recipe, which uses an aromatic tomato dressing to add an Italian twist to your Quinoa Salad. You can customize this salad by choosing the veggies of your choice. And you can get creative and use this dressing for other recipes like Bruschetta. In the meanwhile, enjoy this delicious low-carb salad.


  • 1 medium onion, long chopped

  • 1/2 medium carrot, long sliced

  • 1/4 medium green capsicum

  • 1/4 medium red bell pepper, long chopped

  • 1/4 medium yellow bell pepper, long chopped

  • 3/4 cup boiled quinoa

  • 15-20 roasted and crushed peanuts

(Note: You may add or remove vegetables in the salad as per your choice. You may

For dressing:

  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped

  • 2 small garlic cloves, finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes

  • 1/4 tsp dry oregano powder

  • 1/4 tsp dry basil powder

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Serving: 4

Nutrition Value (per serving):

  • Energy: 79 kcal

  • Protein: 3 gm