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This Caprese Quinoa Salad is simple to make, healthy and delicious. Even carnivores will love this vegan salad. www.laurenkellynutrition.com
Caprese Quinoa Salad
Course: dinner
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: Lauren Kelly Nutrition
  • 2 cups uncooked quinoa rinsed and drained
  • 32 ounces vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup red grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup yellow grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil. torn and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Cook quinoa in vegetable broth according to instructions.
  2. Allow to cool completely.
  3. Prepare dressing by adding oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper in sealable glass jar. Shake well.
  4. Add tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese to cooled quinoa.
  5. Toss with dressing and allow to sit in the refrigerator for a couple of hours so all of the flavors marinade.