It's the perfect time to switch up your salad game with fresh and vibrant ingredients. This quinoa and goat cheese salad is bursting with colors and textures that will have you craving spring, all year round. Enjoy the delicious flavors of seasonal produce combined with nutty quinoa and tangy goat cheese in every bite!
10 baby arugula
2 cooked quinoa
1 large red bell pepper chopped
2 cucumber diced
2 grape tomatoes sliced
1/2 red onion chopped
10 of asparagus cooked and sliced
6 goat cheese
2 garlic crushed
1/3 fresh lemon juice
1/2 extra virgin olive oil
1 sesame seeds
Salt, to taste
Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
In a bowl, combine crushed garlic and olive oil. Use a whisk or fork to emulsify and slowly stream in lemon juice. Then stir in seasonings. Set aside.
In a bowl, combine cooked quinoa, red bell pepper, cucumber, grape tomatoes, red onion, and asparagus. Toss to combine.
In a large salad bowl, alternate adding quinoa mix, arugula, and dressing. Top with crumbled goat cheese.