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Quinoa, Roasted Veggies and Fresh Herb Salad

Quinoa is a seed that is packed with protein! Pair it with roasted veggies and fresh herbs for a delicious and nutrition meal or side dish for your family.


  1. 1 cup Quinoa
  2. 2 cups water
  3. ½ teaspoon salt
  4. 2 cups fresh green beans, chopped
  5. 1 onion, chopped
  6. 1 sweet red pepper, seeded and chopped
  7. 1 small head broccoli, chopped
  8. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  9. ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped
  10. ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
  11. ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped
  12. Sprinkle of salt & pepper

Preparation Steps

  1. Combine Quinoa, water and ½ teaspoon salt in covered saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 minutes, or until all water is absorbed. Set aside to cool.
  2. Rinse green beans, red pepper, & broccoli, then chop into 1” pieces. Chop onion. Place the veggies on a baking sheet, toss with olive oil and a sprinkle of salt & pepper. Roast in hot oven 425 degrees for 15 minutes, or untilthe veggies are tender crisp. Set aside to cool.
  3. Rinse, pat-dry, then chop: chives, parsley & basil. Then add cooled Quinoa, roasted veggies, toss together untilwell blended.
  4. Serve this dish as a light main entrée or side dish!