Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This super-nutritious quinoa and edamame salad is low in saturated fat. and can be used as a vegetarian main dish salad or as a great side dish for lean grilled chicken, fish or tofu. It also happens to be gluten free, though always check the list of ingredients in broths and any other seasonings you choose to use. From: http://lowfatcooking.about.com/od/salad1/r/quinoaedamame.htm

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Toast uncooked quinoa in a medium skillet for 5 minutes. Transfer quinoa to a large pot, add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat, and cook for 15 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is fluffy. Remove from heat and empty into a serving bowl.
  2. Add chopped peppers, tomato, sliced zucchini and thawed edamame. Stir well.
  3. Whisk lemon zest, lemon juice and olive oil together and pour over quinoa mixture. Toss well. Sprinkle with parsley.