Looking for a healthy and tasty lunch or dinner option? This organic sun-dried fig and quinoa salad is the perfect choice! Made with a combination of quinoa, sun-dried figs, vegetables, and a simple dressing, this salad is full of flavor and nutrients, and it makes a delicious and satisfying meal.
- Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 20 minutes
- Serves: 4 people
For the salad:
1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups water
1/4 cup sun-dried figs, stemmed and chopped
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup cucumber, diced
- 1 cup carrots, grated
- 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
For the dressing:
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and place it in a saucepan with the water.
- Bring the water to a boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the saucepan.
- Cook the quinoa for about 20 minutes, or until it is tender and the water has been absorbed.
- While the quinoa is cooking, make the dressing by whisking together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, sun-dried figs, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, and parsley.
- Add the dressing to the bowl and toss the salad to coat everything evenly.
- Serve the salad as is, or top it with your favorite toppings, such as nuts, cheese, or grilled chicken.
This recipe makes 4 servings.
This organic sun-dried fig and quinoa salad is a delicious and healthy lunch or dinner option that is perfect for any occasion. It is easy to make and can be customized to your liking by adding your favorite vegetables or protein. Give it a try and see how tasty and satisfying quinoa can be!