Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com

This Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese is a simple and delicious side dish, make ahead lunch, or stand alone meal!  I love quinoa salads, especially in the summer when I can cook up a large batch of quinoa and let my veggie and herb garden do the rest!

In this simple recipe, the herbs and lemon juice add a bright freshness while goat cheese provides a touch of creamy indulgence.  I used a blend of fresh basil, parsley, and oregano here, which is one of my favorite flavor combos for Mediterranean/Italian inspired meals.  The sweet little tomatoes were the star of the show in this recipe and almost too pretty to eat. 😉

Try this with some grilled chicken or fish for dinner.  Or make a batch on Sunday and your lunch is prepped for the week!

Looking for more quinoa inspiration?  Try this Easy Mexican Quinoa Skillet or one of my all-time favorites, Copycat Amy’s Vegan Quinoa & Black Bean Burritos.

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com

Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad - A trio of sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and creamy goat cheese brighten this tasty salad! | tastythin.com
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Tomato Herb Quinoa Salad with Goat Cheese
Servings: 6 (1/2 cup servings)
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 Tablespoons crumbled goat cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (I used basil, parsley, and oregano)
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine quinoa, tomatoes, lemon juice, olive oil, and salt. Stir in fresh herbs and goat cheese. Chill until ready to serve.

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