Vegetarian Quinoa Salad Lettuce Cups

Vegetarian Quinoa Salad Lettuce Cups is a vegetarian delight for lunch or a light supper. Easy to make for a party or gathering, just double the recipe.



  1. Saute the chopped onion in 1 tsp. olive oil just until softened, about 2-3 minutes. Add in the 1 cup of vegetable broth and 1 cup of water. Stir in the quinoa and cook according to package, approximately 12 minutes covered.
  2. Place the quinoa in a large bowl and let cool for an hour or two or overnight. Quinoa is flexible and will stay in the fridge a day or two until you are ready to use it.
  3. Wash tomatoes and strawberries and cut them in half or slice according to your preference.
  4. Mix the tomatoes, strawberries, broccoli with the cooled quinoa and add the dressing.
  5. Serve on lettuce cups.

Balsamic Orange Dressing

  1. Add oil, vinegar, and juice from the orange to a small bowl.
  2. Stir in the minced shallot
  3. Using a whisk blend well and add salt and pepper to taste.

Keywords: quinoa salad lettuce cups, vegetarian salad, easy recipe

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