Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

A vegetarian grain salad with high protein quinoa

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare quinoa according to Basics directions or directions on package. Refer to BASIC RECIPES at
  2. Bring a pot of water to boiling. Add diced sweet potato and cook 12 minutes, until they are tender.
  3. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, sweet potato, avocado, red pepper, shallot, and cilantro.
  4. Whisk olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Pour dressing into quinoa mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle with toasted pumpkin seeds.


Most Helpful

Great! I added some sauteed, still slightly crunchy chopped kale to the mix and omitted the olive oil in the dressing, I figured the avocado provided enough fat for the dish. It was delicious and I'll definitely make it again.

mileen June 03, 2011

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