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Mexican Quinoa Salad With A Variety Of Vegetables

Who wouldn't want easy quinoa salad recipes? The Mexican Quinoa Salad With A Variety Of Vegetables Recipe is one of the best and delicious salads I have tried. This salad can add a new dimension to the number of nutrients to your meal.

Mexican Quinoa Salad With A Variety Of Vegetables

This simple Mexican quinoa salad recipe explains how easy it is to include quinoa in your diet. It takes only a few minutes to prepare, and you can take it warms or cold. We will use very easy and healthy ingredients to prepare the Mexican quinoa salad With A Variety Of Vegetables. You can make them at home, so let's start our healthy salad recipes party!.

Measure the amount of quinoa:

Measure the amount of quinoa

You can choose white or red quinoa. Or mix them together as they are healthy and full of nutrients.

  • Measure 1 cup of quinoa into the bowl.
  • Now add a lot of cold water to the bowl and I will allow it to soak for 15 minutes.
  • After soaking it for 15 minutes. Drain the water, then rinse it again until it's ready to cook.

How to cook quinoa perfectly?:

How to cook quinoa perfectly

Cooking quinoa is as simple as rice. In fact, it is much easier than cooking rice because quinoa does not cane to the way the rice does.
There are several approaches you can learn if you want to learn how to cook quinoa to perfection. One thing you must remember to rinse it well before cooking. Once you have rinsed the quinoa, here you will find three ways to cook quinoa perfectly that you can try.

  • Cooked on the stove.
  • Cooked in the oven.
  • A third method is to cook quinoa for a salad, as in the case of a Mexican quinoa salad:
  • for every cup of quinoa, add two cups of cold water.
  • Set the temperature to medium heat.
  • add a little olive oil, then a little turmeric, hot pepper, and salt.
  • Then immediately add two cups of cold water and wait for it to boil.
  • now add the quinoa that you measured and rewashed, and mix it with the spices. cover the pot and let the quinoa absorb the water and the spices.
  • Reduce the temperature as soon as it absorbs the water and let it simmer like rice. Allow it to cook for 35-40 minutes.

Prepare the other ingredients:

  • The first thing is to chop the red onion into small pieces.
  • leave the onion, garlic, and ginger to soak in the lemon juice and salt to make it taste less intense.
  • It is better to use red onions in a quinoa salad. Red onions are an important anti-inflammatory ingredient.
  • After 40 minutes on low heat, make sure the quinoa is ready, then let it cool down before preparing the salad.

Preparing & serving the salad:

Preparing & serving Mexican Quinoa salad

After the cooked quinoa has cooled completely, prepare a bowl in which to mix the ingredients 

  • Add 2 cups of cooked quinoa to the bowl.
  • 1 cup boiled sweet corn.
  • Chopped and sliced ​​tomatoes to get rid of excess juices.
  • 2 chopped Persian cucumber. Chopped colored pepper.
  • 1/2 red and half orange pepper.
  • 1 cup of boiled black beans. Rich source of protein not found in quinoa.
  • Spiced onion, garlic, and ginger which you prepared in advance.
  • 1 bunch chopped fresh coriander. You can add parsley or celery if you like. Coriander is essential and makes it taste better.
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, smoked paprika, and Serrano pepper.
  • Mix the salad now!.

It is a complete meal and full of nutrients. You can add more lemon juice, but onions will suffice. Add some chopped red radish. With this, we are ready to serve our delicious and healthy meal.

Hello! Welcome to The "Dish Flavor", the first resource for the finest recipes and lifestyle. I'm Mohammad. I was born and raised in Algeria bordering the Mediterranean, and as the cradle of African, and Mediterranean cooking, I was very excited to share easy, amazing recipes with wonderful flavors. Welcome to my blog!