Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes & Fresh Basil

This dish is so simple yet so delicious! The classic flavor combination of tomato and basil combine with nutty quinoa for a nutrient dense meal that’s perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, or as a side dish. Enjoy!

Quinoa Salad with Tomato & Basil


  • 1/4 cup dry quinoa
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 7-10 fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • Good quality extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Once done, set aside and let the cooked quinoa come to room temperature.
  2. Toss in halved cherry tomatoes, basil leaves, a dash of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well and serve.

Makes 1 Serving as a main dish

Copyright Kameron Tunila (Food to Thrive)