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Summer quinoa lentil salad

Summer quinoa lentil salad with mint. This salad is the one you are looking for this summer, easy to make, refreshing and most of all super nutritious.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Keyword: lentil, quinoa, vegan

Ingredients

  • cup quinoa
  • cup lentil
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 cucumber, cut into cubes
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10 mint leaves
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, rinse the quinoa and the lentils 2-3 times. Set aside.
  • In a pot add water, quinoa, lentils and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • After removing the seeds from the tomato and cucumber, cut them into small cubes.
  • Finely chop the spring onion and mint leaves.
  • After the quinoa and lentils are boiled, drain them in a colander. Rinse them with cold water so that their temperature drops.
  • In a large bowl, add the vegetables, quinoa and lentils.
  • Add juice of 1 lemon, olive oil, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Mix very well and then serve.