Quinoa Salad by Nick Fouquet

  1. For the salad: Wash and chop lettuce, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro and parsley. Dice up avocado and set aside.

  2. Prepare quinoa of choice as instructed. Once quinoa has cooled slightly, assemble lettuce, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, cilantro and parsley in a large bowl and toss.

  3. Top with avocado, quinoa, pine nuts and crumbled goat cheese.

  4. For the dressing: whisk all ingredients together and toss in salad or serve on side

Total Time 30 min


  • For the salad:
  • 1 package of mixed greens
  • 1 head of romain lettuce
  • 1 pint of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 1 orange bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 4 oz crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 handful each cilantro and parsley
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 tbsp of dijon mustard
  • 1 splash of balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey