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Easy Pesto Quinoa with Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella

This Easy Pesto Quinoa with Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella recipe is loaded with traditional and delicious caprese salad flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner recipes, gluten-free salad, pesto
Servings: 4 servings
Author: K.C. Cornwell


  • 1/2 cup pesto homemade or store-bought
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups cooked Quinoa
  • 1 pint quartered cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Salt to taste


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the pesto, extra-virgin olive oil and pepper. Add the cooked and cooled Quinoa, quartered tomatoes and fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes. Season with salt and serve.