Healthy Recipes

Quinoa Salsa Salad  

Quinoa

This nutritious and easy to make salad is delicious as a side dish or main course!

Combine together in a mixing bowl:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa* ( 2 cups boiling water with 1 cup quinoa - simmered 15 min)
  • 1/2 cup frozen or fresh green peas
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup salsa

Cover and let chill in the refrigerator for at least one hour.

*If you can't find quinoa, substitute whole grain couscous or rice instead.

Makes 4 Servings
Per Serving:

  • 268 calories
  • 52 g carbohydrate
  • 11 g protein
  • 2 g fat
  • 7 g fiber

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