Quinoa looks like grain, but it isn’t! The seed grains of the plant are rich in fiber, B vitamins, vitamin E and iron and are therefore very healthy. This Quinoa salad is filling, gluten-free and rich in protein!
Quinoa salad is a wholesome and flavorful dish that has gained popularity for its nutritional richness and versatility. Quinoa, a gluten-free grain, serves as the heart of this salad, providing a complete protein source with essential amino acids. Its light, fluffy texture and nutty flavor create a perfect base for a variety of ingredients.
The beauty of a quinoa salad lies in its adaptability. It can be customized with an array of colorful vegetables, fresh herbs, and protein sources like grilled chicken, chickpeas, or feta cheese. This not only enhances the taste but also boosts the nutritional content, delivering a spectrum of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
The health benefits of quinoa are remarkable, offering a high fiber content that aids digestion and helps maintain a feeling of fullness. Additionally, quinoa is rich in iron, magnesium, and manganese, supporting energy production and overall well-being.
Whether dressed in a zesty vinaigrette or a creamy tahini dressing, a quinoa salad is a satisfying and nourishing meal that can be enjoyed year-round. Its adaptability, combined with the nutritional prowess of quinoa, makes it a go-to option for those seeking a delicious and health-conscious addition to their diet.
What you need (for 4 persons)
- 250 grams quinoa
- 4 carrots
- 1 pepper
- 4 tomatoes
- 1 onion
- 3 red beets
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon thyme
- 1 tablespoon rosemary
- handfull of arugula
How to make it
Chop the vegetables coarsely and put them in a roasting pan with the coconut oil and herbs. Roast for half an hour in the oven (200 degrees). Cook the quinoa and mix with the roasted vegetables. Serve the arugula next to it. Enjoy!
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