Zucchini & Quinoa Salad

A light, fresh and delicious summer salad.

Summer Squash And Red Quinoa Salad With Walnuts
Ingredients

SERVINGS: 4–6

  • 1/2 cup red or other quinoa, rinsed in a fine-mesh sieve, drained

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning

  • 1 pound assorted summer squash

  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan plus 1/4 cup shaved with a peeler

  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon Sherry vinegar

  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn