Photo attribution: Elizabeth Raley
This quinoa salad is sure to be a favorite! Toss in some chicken or salmon for added protein.
What you'll need
Vegetable peeler or zester (for lemon rind)
Whisk or fork
3 cups Water or Chicken Broth low-sodium or Vegetable Broth low-sodium
1 teaspoon Lemon Rind grated
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes quartered
1 Green Bell Pepper chopped
2 Carrots medium, chopped
1/3 cup Feta Cheese crumbled (optional)
2 Scallions finely sliced
1.Rinse quinoa. Bring water or broth to a boil in large saucepan; stir in quinoa. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until absorbed.
2.Whisk together olive oil, grated lemon rind, lemon juice and salt for dressing, in a small bowl.
3.Add dressing and remaining ingredients to quinoa in a large bowl; toss well and serve.
- Quinoa salad can be made with other fresh or cooked vegetables. Add meat or beans for even more protein.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 5.3 g||7%|
|Saturated Fat 1.2 g||6%|
|Sodium 165 mg||7%|
|Total Carbohydrate 23.5 g||9%|
|Dietary Fiber 3.2 g||11%|
|Protein 5.5 g|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: