Detox Quinoa Salad with Lime Dressing ★★★★★1 review

Vegan Detox Quinoa Salad - a healthy, vibrant and delicious salad studded with lots of veggies and dressed in a Lime and Cumin Dressing. Gluten Free.

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock
  • 1 medium Sweet Potato, cubed
  • 2 teaspoons Olive Oil
  • 1 cup fresh Corn Kernels
  • 1 can Organic Black Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 Spring Onions, finely diced
  • 1 cup Sweet Cherry Tomatoes
  • 3 ounces/100 grams Baby Spinach, chopped roughly
  • 1/2 cup chopped Cilantro/Coriander

 

For The Dressing:

 

  • Juice of 2 Fresh Limes
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • Salt/Pepper, to taste

Method:

  1. In a pot, combine Quinoa and Stock. Bring to a simmer and then close with a lid. Let cook for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, turn heat off and let Quinoa sit for 5 minutes before opening lid.
  2. Meanwhile, combine cubed Sweet Potato with 2 teaspoons Olive Oil. Season with Salt and Pepper and roast in a preheated oven (175 Celsius/350F) for 20 minutes or until fork tender. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine Quinoa, Roasted Sweet Potato, Corn, Black Beans, Spring Onion, Cherry Tomato, Baby Spinach and Cilantro.
  4. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients for dressing and mix well. Pour over Quinoa Salad and toss lightly to combine. Check for seasoning and season well with Salt and Pepper.
  5. Serve warm or cold.

 

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  • Rachel ★★★★★
    29 April 2020

    Excellent, loved the flavor of the dressing too. As I could not get sweet potato I put in vegetables that I had in my fridge and roasted them. My daughter loved it too.