Fresh Vegetable Quinoa Salad- Heart Healthy

Kathie Carr


This can be either a main dish or a side dish. Very high in protein and nuitrition. Tastes good, too.

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5 c
quinoa, cooked (see basic recipe, link below in comment section)
1 c
chopped raw carots
3/4 c
parsley, minced
1 c
sunflower seed kernals
4 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 c
soy sauce, low sodium
1/2 c
lemon juice
1 small
box cherry or grape tomatoes, halved (or amount to your liking)
1/4 c
black olives (or amount to your liking)
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Cook quinoa, let cool. Add carrots, parsley, sunflower seeds and garlic to quinoa. Mix thoroughly. Combine liquids, pour over quinoa and toss well. Garnish with tomato wedges and olives. Serves 6-8.

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy