Caprese Quinoa Salad
Serves: 4
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped basil
  • 6 ounces soft mozzarella cheese, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 16 grinds freshly ground black pepper (about ¼-1/2 teaspoon)
  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions
  2. If you prefer chunks of mozzarella, put quinoa in the fridge to cool before combining. If you prefer melted cheese, go ahead and combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. This serves 4 people as a main dish, or 6-8 as a side dish.
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