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Quinoa Salad

This is a highly nourishing salad with lots of nutrients, soluble fibers and protein. It is great as a summer dish on its own.Best choice of salad for all Vata constitutions.

Total Time
40 min
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 1 Serving

  • ½ cup

    Cooked Quinoa

  • ¼ cup

    Cooked Chickpea or Green Peas

  • ¼ tsp

    Steamed Green Beans or Asparagus

  • ¼ cup

    Cucumber, diced

  • ¼ cup

    Cherry Tomatoes

  • ¼ cup


  • 1 tsp

    Lemon Juice

  • ½ tsp


  • 1 tbsp

    Cilantro Leaves

  • 1 tbsp


  • 1 tbsp

    Olive Oil

  • 2 pinches

    Black Pepper

Total Time

  • Preparation Time
    10 min
  • Cooking Time
    30 min


  1. Prepare the chickpeas, quinoa and green beans in advance. Use a pressure cooker for the chickpeas.

  2. Put the tamari, lemon juice, black pepper and olive oil into a bowl and mix well.

  3. Place all ingredients (except for fresh herbs) into another bowl and mix them well.

  4. Drizzle the tamari-olive oil-lemon juice mix over the salad.

  5. Sprinkle the coarsely chopped cilantro and parsley over the salad.


Enjoy our Quinoa Salad with a warm cup of cinnamon ginger tea.

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