Quinoa Salad with Grilled Corn & Tomatoes
Quinoa Salad full of healthy quinoa, grilled corn, cherry tomatoes, cilantro and spices. Delicious!
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1 3/4 cups water
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil or more, to taste
- 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
- 2 tsp. cumin
- 1/2 tsp. salt or more to taste
- 1/4 tsp. pepper
- 2 cups grilled corn from about 2 ears, cut from the cobs
- 2 cups cherry tomatoes cut in half
- 3/4 cup green onion chopped
- 1 cup chopped cilantro
Rinse quinoa in a fine strainer until the water runs clear. Place quinoa in a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. The quinoa will dry and then begin to stick a little bit. Keep stirring and eventually it will begin toast.
Once it's dry and golden in color, add the water and salt. Bring to a slow simmer, cover and cook until quinoa is dry, about 20 minutes (but keep an eye on it!). Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
While quinoa is cooling, mix together olive oil, garlic powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Give it a little taste and make sure it tastes perfect. Pour onto quinoa. Add in corn, tomatoes, green onion and cilantro. Toss altogether to combine. Serve and enjoy!