Fustini's Oils and Vinegars
Delicious Quinoa Salad

Add To Favorites

Delicious Quinoa Salad


This recipe does not have any reviews yet   be the first to write one

Delicious Quinoa Salad

Submitted by Rachel Henderson, Holland, MI



  • 1 cups water
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 ears fresh corn, cut from the cob 
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons Fustini's Garlic olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Fustini's 18 Year Traditional balsamic


This dish may be made ahead and refrigerated until serving time.


Step 1. 

Place water, cumin, salt, cayenne and tomato paste in a pot.  Stir in sesaonings.  Add quinoa, but do not stir.  Bring mixture to a boil, then lower heat, cover and simmer 20-25 minutes or until water is absorbed.  Allow to cool 10 minutes, undisturbed.

Step 2. 

In a large bowl, combine corn, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, cucumber, cilantro and cooled quinoa.  Drizzle with Garlic olive oil and 18 Year balsamic.  Toss well and serve. 

Customer Reviews

This recipe does not have any reviews yet.




Stay Connected

Sign up now for our email newsletter!

Missed a Fustini's Newsletter?

Click here for our newsletter archive.

Enjoy at Local Restaurants

Find Fustini's here and see how our restaurant partners are integrating our oils & vinegars into the menu and on to the table.

Learn More