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Beet & Quinoa Salad Yum
Colorful, filling and healthy salad with beets, quinoa and other super foods.
Beet & Quinoa Salad
Course salad
Cuisine american
Prep Time
20 minutes

Servings
servings
Ingredients
For the Salad:
  • ½ cup quinoa , rinsed and drained (I used a combination of white and black quinoa)
  • 1 cup edamame Frozen , thawed
  • ¼ cup Almonds Pepitas or Slivered
  • 1 Beet medium size , peeled and grated
  • 1 carrot medium size , peeled and grated
  • 1 avocado , peeled, deseeded and diced
  • 2 cups spinach Arugula Baby or , roughly chopped
  • To taste Salt Pepper &
For the Dressing:
  • 3 tbsps apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsps lime juice
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro Mint or , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps Maple syrup Honey or
  • ½ tsp dijon mustard
Course salad
Cuisine american
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
For the Salad:
  • ½ cup quinoa , rinsed and drained (I used a combination of white and black quinoa)
  • 1 cup edamame Frozen , thawed
  • ¼ cup Almonds Pepitas or Slivered
  • 1 Beet medium size , peeled and grated
  • 1 carrot medium size , peeled and grated
  • 1 avocado , peeled, deseeded and diced
  • 2 cups spinach Arugula Baby or , roughly chopped
  • To taste Salt Pepper &
For the Dressing:
  • 3 tbsps apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsps lime juice
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cilantro Mint or , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps Maple syrup Honey or
  • ½ tsp dijon mustard
Beet & Quinoa Salad
Instructions
  1. Cook the quinoa: In a small saucepan, combine quinoa and of water. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, cover and cook for minutes or until all the water has evaporated and quinoa is tender. Fluff the quinoa and set aside to cool.
  2. Toast almonds or pepitas until slightly golden around the edges.
  3. To make the Dressing: Combine all the ingredients for dressing in a small bowl and whisk well.
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine grated beets, carrot, toasted almonds/ pepitas, cooked edamame, chopped spinach/ arugula, avocado and cooked quinoa.
  5. Stir in the dressing and gently toss to combine everything. Season with salt and pepper. Serve right away!!
Recipe Notes

Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 65.

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