Confetti Quinoa Salad

A colorful side to complement any entrée. It’s good for you, too—featuring protein-rich grains and edamame.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked quinoa
2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® frozen organic shelled edamame
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
3/4
cup Italian or Greek vinaigrette dressing
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat quinoa, water and salt to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Cool at least 30 minutes.
  • 2 Cook and drain edamame as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, toss quinoa, edamame and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    320mg
    320%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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