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  • Vegan Strong

Simple Lentil and Quinoa Salad


1 cup quinoa

2 cups water

1 cup cooked lentils

1 diced red bell pepper

1 diced cucumber

1/4 cup chopped red onion

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse quinoa under cold water. In a pot, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add quinoa, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.

  2. Fluff quinoa with a fork and let it cool.

  3. In a large bowl, combine cooled quinoa, cooked lentils, bell pepper, cucumber, red onion, and parsley.

  4. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Pour over the salad and toss to coat.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts per serving: 280 Calories, 12g Protein, 40g Carbohydrates, 8g Fat

Entree, Side


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