Caprese-inspired Quinoa Salad

A delightful twist on the classic Caprese salad, blending quinoa with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, and balsamic vinaigrette.



Caprese-inspired Quinoa Salad

Today, embrace the richness of Mediterranean flavors with our Caprese-inspired Quinoa Salad.

Caprese-inspired Quinoa Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Nutritional Information: (per serving)
Calories: 280 | Total Fat: 14g | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 12g

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