Quinoa Party Salad Recipe - Clean Eating Magazine

Quinoa Party Salad

This determined reader ditched the fatty salad dressings and greasy chips for a healthy potluck favorite that leaves her friends and family begging for more!
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Quinoa Party Salad Recipe

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Mellissa Solin
Minneapolis, Minnesota

"I'm the person who brings the healthy and creative dish to a party – I like to challenge people to try new things. The Quinoa Party Salad is always a hit, boasting bright colors and fresh flavors, and it's so easy to make!"

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  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. In a fine-mesh strainer, rinse quinoa thoroughly; drain well. In a medium saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add quinoa, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes until water is absorbed. Let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare dressing: In a small bowl, whisk oil, lime juice, cumin and pepper flakes until combined. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine corn, beans, bell peppers, jalapeño and cilantro. Add quinoa and stir to combine. Top with dressing, season with salt and black pepper and mix well. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1/8 recipe
  • Calories: 364
  • Carbohydrate Content: 56 g
  • Fat Content: 10.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 10 g
  • Protein Content: 14 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 46 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content: 2 g