Quinoa Heirloom Tomato Salad

Grab the last of the garden-picked heirloom tomatoes and put this quinoa salad on your end of summer vegan dinner menu.

Grab the last of the garden-picked heirloom tomatoes and put this quinoa salad on your end of summer vegan dinner menu.

Quinoa Heirloom Tomato Salad

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/4 cups ivory or red quinoa
  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 vine-ripe red tomato, seeded, diced
  • 1 vine-ripe yellow tomato, seeded, diced
  • 1 cup blanched lima beans
  • Grated zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring quinoa and broth to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer, cover, and cook until broth is absorbed, about 12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine tomatoes, lime beans, lemon zest and juice, and olive oil.
  3. Add quinoa and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Toss again before serving.

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