Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies



Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious salad that’s bursting with flavors, look no further than our Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies recipe. This dish combines the nuttiness of quinoa with the rich, smoky taste of roasted vegetables for a satisfying and nutritious meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 cups of mixed bell peppers, diced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled feta cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large bowl, toss the diced bell peppers, sliced zucchini, and chopped red onion with olive oil, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread the seasoned vegetables on a baking sheet and roast them in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until they are tender and slightly caramelized.
  4. While the vegetables are roasting, rinse the quinoa under cold water, then cook it according to the package instructions. Fluff it with a fork when done.
  5. Once the roasted vegetables and quinoa are ready, combine them in a large bowl.
  6. Add the fresh parsley and drizzle the lemon juice over the salad. Toss everything together until well mixed.
  7. If desired, sprinkle crumbled feta cheese on top for an extra burst of flavor.
  8. Serve your Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies warm or chilled. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Our Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies is a delightful combination of wholesome ingredients that make it a perfect meal for any occasion. Whether you’re serving it as a side dish or enjoying it as a main course, its vibrant colors and flavors will impress your taste buds. The roasted veggies add a smoky sweetness to the nutty quinoa, and the lemony dressing ties everything together. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to prepare, making it a go-to recipe for busy weeknights or leisurely gatherings. Give this salad a try, and you’ll have a new favorite in your repertoire!

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 290

Total Fat: 10g

Carbohydrates: 42g

Fiber: 7g

Protein: 9g

Make this Quinoa Salad with Roasted Veggies a regular feature in your meal planning. Its wholesome ingredients and delightful flavors are sure to satisfy your taste buds and keep you coming back for more. Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply looking for a nutritious and delicious dish, this recipe has you covered. Enjoy the goodness of roasted vegetables and quinoa in every bite!

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