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asian quinoa salad

Asian Peanut Quinoa Salad


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 3 people 1x

Description

This Asian-Inspired Quinoa Salad with Peanut Sauce is a perfect packed lunch! Full of plant protein and tangy flavors, it's easily customized to what you have on hand. Vegan and gluten-free!


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Ingredients

Quinoa Salad

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup carrot, sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 cup broccoli, diced into small pieces
  • 2 cups kale, minced
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashews
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, optional

Peanut Sauce

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 2 TBS low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 TBS lemon or lime juice
  • 1 TBS sesame oil
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp each garlic and ginger powder, optional
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
  • Water to thin

Instructions

  1. Add all quinoa salad ingredients to a large bowl and stir to combine.
  2. Add all dressing ingredients to a blender and combine until smooth. Add water until a pourable sauce is achieved (up to 1/4 cup water).
  3. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.