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Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad

It’s summer and we are all trying to stay fit, trim and healthy.  Alter Eco Foods was kind enough to share a fantastic recipe to make that just a little bit easier for you.  Take a peek at this super easy Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad.  It doesn’t get much easier than this.  Happy Healthy Eating! 


Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad 

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad


  • 1 1/2 cups Alter Eco Rainbow Quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup tightly packed basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 to 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (1 or 2 lemons)


  1. Rinse Quinoa thoroughly in cool water and drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine quinoa, salt and 3 cups water.
  3. Bring to boil over high heat.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add corn, cover and cook until water is absorbed.
  6. Let cool, then transfer mixture to large serving bowl.
  7. Toss well with fork, fluffing
  8. quinoa. Add basil, peppers and onion.
  9. Stir in oil and enough lemon juice to give salad a distinct lemony edge.
  10. Adjust seasons to taste.


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Tracy Iseminger

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  1. Made something similar tonight for dinner. Thanks for the suggestion.

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