Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

by Phoebe Green
Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

I know, again with the salad, right? But broccoli and quinoa salad are just so darn good and a super great way to get those veggies in the kids. Plus, quinoa, who knew we would love that?! I sure never guessed.

I hope you will use this one of those salads as a base and vary your veggies and dressings. Use what you love and what you know everyone will eat!

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

Phoebe GreenPhoebe Green
This broccoli and quinoa salad is a good meal when you want a healthy but satisfying food. Here's an easy recipe you can do at home.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 207 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 splash Olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 cloves Garlic to taste, grated, minced, or crushed
  • 2-3 large broccoli heads chopped to bite-sized pieces
  • ½ medium Lemon juice or vinegar of your choice
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 1 package quinoa
  • ½ cup spinach
  • 2 tablespoons green onions chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Add broccoli, mushrooms, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper to a glass baking dish or roasting pan, and toss to coat.
  • Place broccoli in preheated oven and cook until lightly roasted and slightly tender, but still al dente.
  • While the broccoli cooks, cook quinoa according to package directions, adding salt to the water, or substituting chicken stock for the water.
  • When quinoa is cooked, add it to a mixing bowl and immediately add green onion, parsley, spinach and whatever you would like for your dressing (lemon juice/vinegar and olive oil or regular salad dressing).
  • Get the broccoli out of the oven and deglaze with lemon juice or vinegar. While scraping bits from the bottom of the pan, add to quinoa.
  • Mix ingredients together, season to taste, and serve warm, hot, or cold!

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 12gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gSodium: 301mgPotassium: 1143mgFiber: 10gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1976IUVitamin C: 275mgCalcium: 222mgIron: 6mg
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