Quinoa Veggie Salad

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Elizabeth Raley
Quinoa Veggie Salad
Budget-friendly recipe
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This quinoa salad is sure to be a favorite! Toss in some chicken or salmon for added protein.

Ingredients

2
Cup
2
Tablespoon
1
Teaspoon
grated
2
Teaspoon
½
Teaspoon
1
Cup
quartered
1
chopped
½
chopped
Cup
crumbled (optional)
2
finely sliced

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoon
  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Vegetable peeler or zester (for lemon rind)
  • Large saucepan
  • Spoon
  • Whisk
  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl

Directions

  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.

Substitution Tips

  • Quinoa salad can be made with other fresh or cooked vegetables. Add meat or beans for even more protein.

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
Cup
Total calories:
161
Total fat:
5.3 g
Saturated fat:
1.2 g
Fiber:
3.2 g
Sodium:
165 mg
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