Easy Recipes Vegetarian Beet quinoa salad

Beet quinoa salad

Debbi Ezer

Beet quinoa salad

By November 18, 2015

Looking for a salad that’s like a full meal, or a great addition to any meal? Quinoa with beet salad is healthy, refreshing and looks great!

  • Prep Time :10 minutes
  • Cook Time :50 minutes
  • Allergens :

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Put the beets in a pot of cold water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until you can poke the beets with a knife and it goes through to the other side without any effort.
  • Remove the beets from the water, wait a few minutes to cool and peel them (they should peel easily).
  • Rinse the quinoa.
  • Cook the quinoa in two cups of water with a teaspoon of salt and a tablespoon of oil for 16 minutes (like cooked rice).
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Scrape the beets on the small side of the grater.
  • Add the scraped beets to the quinoa.
  • Add the olive oil, lemon juice, green onion, parsley, cranberries and pine nuts.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Mix nicely.
 Now go and enjoy your salad!
It keeps very well in the fridge for a few days. . .

 

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