Quinoa Summer Salad

Quinoa Summer Salad

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Laura Violet 1

"If you are looking for something different and distinct to bring to a summer barbeque, you have found the perfect recipe. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian. The lack of allergy-inducing ingredients does not reflect the intense sensory-flavor experience you and your guests will enjoy."

Ingredients

4 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 239 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 239 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.9g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring water to a boil in a pot; add white quinoa and red quinoa. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed, 15 minutes. Set quinoa aside to cool while you complete the remaining steps.
  2. Combine red onions, red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, sea salt, and black pepper together in a bowl. Stir in white and red quinoa.
  3. Whisk olive oil and lime juice together in a separate bowl; pour over quinoa mixture. Stir to coat. Add cilantro and stir to incorporate. Cover salad and refrigerate for flavors to blend, at least 4 hours.
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This was very, very delish! The only change I made was using Grape Seed Oil instead of Olive Oil! BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE... I love stuffed bell peppers but have cut back on rice these days. I to...

I think this has potential but it is missing something. Would love to come back to this recipe in a few months and see if anykne has suggestions. I chopped up 1 red onion and I could have use...

Outstanding gluten free summer salad. Made it per the directions except that I zested the limes into the onion and pepper mixture. Served it with avocado sections on the side. The family want it...