A delightful blend of quinoa, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, the Caprese Quinoa Salad Sensation is a refreshing dish that brings together the classic flavors of a Caprese salad with the wholesome goodness of quinoa.
Caprese Quinoa Salad Sensation
- 1 cup quinoa, cooked and cooled
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooled quinoa, cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and chopped basil.
- Drizzle olive oil and balsamic glaze over the salad, and toss gently to combine.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
- Before serving, give the salad a final toss and adjust the seasoning if needed.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories – 320, Protein – 12g, Fat – 20g, Carbohydrates – 25g