Summer Quinoa Salad

Recipe for summer quinoa saladHere’s the ultimate potluck salad! It’s colorful, flavorful, dotted with veggies and tastes even better the next day.

I flavored this salad with a simple, homemade Sun Dried Tomato Dressing <== Find the recipe here.

Recipe for summer quinoa

Summer Quinoa Salad
A Recipe by Diana Keuilian
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INGREDIENTS
Serves 8

  • 1 cup rainbow quinoa
  • 2 cups broth (chicken or veggie)
  • ½ cup sun dried tomato halves (not in oil)
  • 1 cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • ¼ cup red onion, minced
  • ¼ cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 batch Sun Dried Tomato Dressing
INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Rinse the quinoa and combine with the broth in a small pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Place the sun dried tomato halves in a cup of boiling water. Soak for 5 minutes, then drain and chop.
  3. In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, chopped sun dried tomatoes, diced cucumber, diced bell peppers, minced onion and chopped parsley. Mix until well combined.
  4. Mix in a batch of Sun Dried Tomato Dressing (Link above). Chill and serve. Enjoy!
NUTRITION

Calories: 140     Fat: 4 g     Carbohydrates: 22 g     Sugar: 4 g     Sodium: 747 mg     Fiber: 3 g     Protein: 5 g    

Recipe for summer quinoa

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