Italian Caprese Quinoa

February 19, 2013 by Kari Karch

Ready for a simple and healthy recipe? I have one for you! Here is a delicious dish called an Italian Caprese Quinoa Bowl!


preparation time
0 mins

cook time




1 cup uncooked quinoa

1 basket of cherry tomatoes

8 ounces fresh mozzarella pearls

15 large basil leaves cut into ribbons

0.5 teaspoons sea salt

0.5 teaspoons pepper

1 teaspoons red wine vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil


Bring 2 cups water and quinoa in a small saucepan and bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Let cool completely, add tomatoes, cheese, basil, salt and pepper. Drizzle the vinegar and 2-3 tablespoons of oil on top and mix gently. Serve immediately or refrigerate to allow flavors time to blend

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.