My Plate Certified Recipe
Quick and Healthy Quinoa SaladThe star of this light, fresh salad is GOYA® Quinoa, a small seed from the Andes with big nutritional benefits. Quinoa has a higher percentage of protein than any grain, and is packed with calcium, iron, vitamins, and amino acids.
In this quinoa salad recipe, the mild, nutty flavor of quinoa is brightened with lemon juice, GOYA® Pickled Jalapeños, fresh tomato, and cilantro. Delicious and nourishing, this salad is also gluten free.
Makes 12 Servings
(About ½ cup 100 Calories)
Prep time: 10 min.
Total time: 30 min.
1 packet GOYA® Cubitos Chicken Bouillon
1 cup GOYA® Quinoa, rinsed and drained
¼ cup GOYA® Lemon Juice
¼ cup GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup finely sliced scallions
1 large tomato, seeded and finely chopped (about ½ cup)
2 tbsp. GOYA® Sazonador Total
2 GOYA® Green Pickled Jalapeño Peppers seeded and finely chopped (about 1 tbsp.)
1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
|1.||In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 4 cups water and chicken bouillon to boil. Add quinoa. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes; strain and cool completely.|
|2.||In medium bowl, mix together cooled quinoa, lemon juice, olive oil, scallions, tomatoes, Sazonador Total, jalapeños and cilantro until combined.|
More ways with Quinoa Salad
For a healthy, satisfying main course, adorn this quinoa salad with grilled shrimp or chicken.