Organic Café’s Quinoa Salad

A healthful and tasty lunch option
Gluten-free, protein-rich seeds from quinoa, a plant similar to spinach, are the main ingredient in this scrumptious salad.


1 cup quinoa

2 cups of water

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1/2 cup chopped cucumbers

1/2 cup canned garbanzo beans

1/4 cup olive oil

4 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

1 tsp. cumin

salt and pepper (to taste)



In a large saucepan with lid, bring water to a boil and add quinoa.

Cover and simmer until water is fully absorbed.

Set aside to cool.

In another bowl, stir together remaining ingredients, then stir in cooled quinoa until fully mixed.

Chill and serve.


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Categories: Recipes