Useful salad of vegetables and cereals for a quick dinner: you do not need a lot of products

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Salad recipe
Salad recipe. Source: depositphotos.com

Fresh vegetables and cereals can be a great combination of foods to make hearty and delicious salads. For example, cold quinoa and couscous can be the perfect base for salads.

Light salad with vegetables and quinoa

The chef shared a recipe for a light dinner salad, which is made of quinoa, vegetables and herbs on Instagram.

Salad recipe


  • 70 g of quinoa (dry)
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tomato
  • 0.5 bell pepper
  • 1 cucumber
  • 0.5 red onion
  • parsley/cilantro
  • salt, pepper
  • lemon juice (to taste)
  • 2-3 tbsp. olive oil

Method of preparation:

1. Pre-boil and cool quinoa. Put it in a bowl.

Quinoa for cooking

2. Add diced avocado, tomato, pepper, cucumber, red onion, and parsley.

Vegetables and herbs for the dish

3. Add salt, pepper and lemon juice and season with olive oil.

Ready-made salad

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