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4.5 from 2 votes

Summer Quinoa Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 301kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1 medium bell pepper, yellow
  • 1 small (3" long) onion, red
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 fruit (2" dia) lime
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Instructions

  • Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil over high heat in a saucepan, then pour in the quinoa, cover with a lid, and continue to simmer over low heat until the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Once the quinoa is cooked, pour into a mixing bowl, and chill in the refrigerator until chilled.
  • Once chilled, stir in the red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, curry powder, cilantro, lime juice, sliced almonds, carrots, and cranberries. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 95mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 19g