Quinoa-sweet-corn-and-green-bean-salad-700x500-1
Print Recipe
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa, Sweet Corn and Green Bean Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
497
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
31
g
48
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Sodium
 
41
mg
2
%
Potassium
 
559
mg
16
%
Carbohydrates
 
49
g
16
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
5
g
6
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
Vitamin A
 
1208
IU
24
%
Vitamin C
 
11
mg
13
%
Calcium
 
47
mg
5
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Quinoa, Sweet Corn and Green Bean Salad

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon reserved for sauté pan
  • 2 1/4 cups corn fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup green beans cut into 1” segments
  • 1 cup fresh spinach tightly packed, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil chopped
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons shallots minced
  • 2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions and set aside to cool.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large sauté pan on medium heat.
  • Add oil, corn and green beans and cook until green beans are tender.
  • Remove cooked beans from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Combine quinoa, corn, green beans, spinach and basil.
  • For dressing, combine vinegar, shallots and mustard in a bowl. Whisk in remaining olive oil.
  • Pour dressing over salad and mix thoroughly.
  • Enjoy chilled or at room temperature.
Nutrition Benefit: better digestion, better mental clarity, better sleep, body repair, boost immune system, boost self confidence, consistent energy, minimize headaches, promote eye health, reduce inflammation, stress reduction
Category: salads, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly