Summer Quinoa Salad

Summer Quinoa Salad

Full of flavor and nutrients
Print Recipe
CourseMain dish, Salad, Side Dish
Cook Time15 minutes
Servings8
Calories170kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Knife
  • 1 cutting board
  • 1 Pot with lid
  • 1 Mixing bowl
  • 1 Mixing Spoon

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup cherry tomato cut in half
  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Avocado pitted, peeled, and cut into chunks

Instructions

  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Combine quinoa and water in a pot. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, until all liquid is absorbed.
  • While quinoa is cooking wash tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, and cilantro and cut tomatoes in halves, slice onion and pepper, cut avocado into chunks, and chop cilantro.
  • Cool quinoa in the refrigerator. When cooled, gently mix in vegetables and all other remaining¬†ingredients.
  • Serve cold and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Summer Quinoa Salad
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
170
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
5
g
8
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
3
g
Sodium
 
11
mg
0
%
Carbohydrates
 
28
g
9
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Calcium
 
22
mg
2
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
454
mg
13
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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