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Crunchy Quinoa Salad

This Crunchy Quinoa Salad is loaded with texture and flavor. This vegan salad recipe is one the whole family will love. Delicious and Nutritious!
Course Salad
Cuisine Healthy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 282kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper

Salad

  • ¾ cup cooked Quinoa
  • ¾ cup lentil sprouts or sprouts of choice
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 2 scallions sliced thin
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup roasted almonds chopped

Instructions

  • In a blender combine balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, tahini, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
  • In a large bowl combine quinoa, sprouts, carrot, scallions, sunflower seeds, and almonds. Toss with dressing and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes

Servings 4, Calories 261, Fat 18.7g, Carbohydrates 17.7g, Protein 8.2g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 719mg, Fiber 3.7g, Sugars 2.3g, WW Points 7

Nutrition

Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 611mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5405IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg