Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Why You'll Love This Recipe:

- It's light and refreshing!  - It's quick and easy to make while still being super satisfying.  - It's great for lunch, dinner or as a side salad.

Ingredients You'll Need:

– Quinoa – Parsley – Cucumber – Cherry tomatoes – Red onion – Kalamata olives – Avocado lemon pepper dressing – Olive oil – Lemon juice – Maple syrup – Salt – Pepper

Step One

Add 2 parts water for every 1 part quinoa and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to a simmer and cook until the water is completely absorbed about 20 minutes. Let cool before adding to salad.

Step Two

While the quinoa cooks, prepare the remaining ingredients. Chop the vegetables and herbs and whisk together the ingredients for the Lemon Pepper Dressing.

Step Three

Once the quinoa has cooled down, you can add the vegetables, top it with the dressing, and return to the refrigerator for another hour to allow the flavors to marinate and the salad to cool before serving.

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