Fresh Vegetable Quinoa Salad- Heart Healthy

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Kathie Carr
from North Liberty, IN

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

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serves 6

Ingredients

  •   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

How To Make

  • 1
    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.

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