Quinoa Power Salad | How to make Quinoa Power Salad

By Mani Mukhija  |  15th Apr 2017  |  
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Quinoa Power Saladby Mani Mukhija
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About Quinoa Power Salad Recipe

A good gluten-free source of protein, iron, and fiber, quinoa is a quick and flavorful way to get in a serving of whole grains. Black chickpeas sprouts add extra proteins to the salad.Avocado is another superfood which is incredibly nutritious. Eating Avocados can Lower Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels. Avocados are high in antioxidants, including Lutein and Zeaxanthin. It lowers the risk of muscular degeneration and cataracts. So, these superfoods quinoa and avocado, when combined with even more nutritious vegetables like cherry tomatoes and leafy greens, make the salad a Superpower Salad.

Quinoa Power Salad is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Quinoa Power Salad has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Mani Mukhija is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Quinoa Power Salad recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Quinoa Power Salad is 20 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Quinoa Power Salad is perfect to serve 2 people. Quinoa Power Salad is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Quinoa Power Salad. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Quinoa Power Salad by commenting on this page below!

Quinoa Power Salad

Ingredients to make Quinoa Power Salad

  • 3 Cups Mix Leafy Green Vegetables Baby spinach, Lettuce, Red Romaine, Green Chard.
  • 1/2 Cup Cherry tomatoes slit in halves
  • 1/2 Cup Quinoa
  • 1 avocado Sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Black chickpeas Sprouts
  • 1 Red onion Thinly Sliced
  • 1 English cucumber Diced
  • 1/2tsp Balsamic Vinaigrette or any Kraft salad dressing
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

How to make Quinoa Power Salad

  1. Wash quinoa. Bring 1 Cup of water or stock to a boil. Add Quinoa and let it cook for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed.
  2. In the meanwhile, Mix diced cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, black chickpeas sprouts and onion in a bowl. Add Balsamic Vinaigrette or any of your favorite salad dressing. Mix everything nicely so that everything absorbs the dressings well.
  3. Once quinoa is done, let it cool.
  4. Once cooled, Take the serving platter. Arrange the mix of greens on that. Place quinoa spreading it evenly in the middle of the greens like a nice layer.
  5. Spread the salad mixture on quinoa.
  6. Add the avocado slices on the top to give it a catchy green color.
  7. Sprinkle salt and pepper if desired. I don’t add it as my dressing is enough to take care of the flavors.

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