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SWEET SUMMER RED QUINOA SALAD

 

Kiana Ng Yoga

I have always been a huge fan of any type of salad, especially quinoa and bean salads! This salad is so bright and fresh – perfect for summer (or to brighten those winter days)! Read below for the recipe.

RECIPE: Sweet Summer Red Quinoa Salad

Taken from: The Vegetarian’s Complete Quinoa Cookbook by Mairlyn Smith & the Ontario Home Economics Association

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp of ground cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Salad

  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 3/4 cup corn
  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 3/4 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1 orange (or papaya)
  • 3 cups cooked red quinoa
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp mint
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Instructions

Dressing:

  1. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in large bowl.

Salad:

  1. Add beans, corn, avocado, red onion, red pepper, tomatoes and orange and gently toss.
  2. Add cooked quinoa, parsley, mint and pepper and gently toss until combined.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and serve chilled.

Makes 10 cups.

With love,

 

Kiana

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