Root Vegetable and Quinoa Salad Recipe

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How To Make Root Vegetable and Quinoa Salad

A hearty and nutritious salad packed with fiber, protein, and vitamins.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium beets, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp whole grain mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil and add quinoa. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed.

  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°F. In a large baking sheet, toss sweet potatoes, beets, and carrot with olive oil, honey, mustard, salt, and pepper. Roast for 20-25 minutes until vegetables are tender and lightly browned.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked quinoa and roasted vegetables. Add mixed greens and toss to combine.

  4. Divide salad among plates and top with crumbled feta cheese and pumpkin seeds.

Nutrition

  • Calories : 400kcal
  • Total Fat : 18g
  • Saturated Fat : 4g
  • Cholesterol : 17mg
  • Sodium : 320mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 54g
  • Dietary Fiber : 9g
  • Sugar : 16g
  • Protein : 12g
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