Vegetable And Asian Salad with Quinoa

Vegetable And Asian Salad with Quinoa

Vegetable Quinoa Salad:

Ingredients:

 
  • For 1 serving
  • 8 oz Quinoa Grain
  • 1 small summer squash
  • 3 oz small diced
  • 5 oz can black beans rinsed well
  • 1 diced tomato
  • 1/2 finely diced green onion and cilantro
  • Lemon Juice for 1 lemon
  • Times to prepare: 1 hour

Method:

  1. Cook quinoa (8 oz, of quinoa to 16 oz of liquids) low, sodium vegetable broth or low sodium chicken broth following package direction
  2. Add diced summer squash with cooking grain.
  3. Let, the quinoa cool and place it in the refrigerator.
  4. When cool, fluff grain and add black beans and cucumber and diced tomato and cilantro.
  5. Add green onion for garnish and squeezed lemon juice.

Asian Quinoa Salad:

Ingredients:

 
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup cabbage
  • 1 cup edamame, shelled and cooked
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
  • 1 cup cucumber
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1tbsp sesame oil
  • 1tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2tbsp green onion
  • 1tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • time for preparation: 20min

Method:

  1. Cook quinoa as per package directions.
  2. Dice vegetables and place in a bowl with prepared quinoa.
  3. Whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over quinoa salad and stir.

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