Quinoa and Parsley Salad

Quinoa and Parsley Salad

Serves4
Meal type Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 3/4 cups fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 cup green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cucumber (diced)
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon agave
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds

About This Recipe

Nutritional Information per Serving: Calories 238, Fat 8.6g, Protein 6g, Carb 35g, Fiber 4g

Serves 4 (serving size about 2/3 cup)

Directions

Step 1
Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
Step 2
Spoon into a bowl; fluff with a fork. Add cilantro, red bell pepper, cucumber and onions.
Step 3
Add cilantro, red bell pepper, cucumber and onions.
Step 4
Whisk lime juice, olive oil, agave, salt, and black pepper.
Step 5
Add to quinoa mixture, and toss well. Top with seeds.