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Simple Lentil and Quinoa Salad

Nutrition Facts:


280 Calories, 12g Protein, 40g Carbohydrates, 8g Fat

4 Servings


  • 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.

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