green bean quinoa salad

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This simple green bean and quinoa salad is perfect for a quick side or served as a main, can easily be made in advance for a tasty holiday side dish that’s sure to impress! with a little grilled chicken, chickpeas or tofu. this salad will be a hit!

How to make green bean quinoa salad recipes!

How to make green bean quinoa salad recipes!

Once water is at a rolling boil, add 1 tablespoon salt and green beans, and cook for 5-8 minutes until cooking until bright green, Drain, and rinse in cold water.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cook, stirring, until translucent, about 3 minutes. add the quinoa and cook for 1 minute. Add water. Reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

Remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes. Cool completely.

green bean quinoa salad

Combine quinoa, green beans, and parsley. add the 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

How to make green bean quinoa salad recipes!

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green bean quinoa salad

This simple green bean and quinoa salad is perfect for a quick side or served as a main, can easily be made in advance for a tasty holiday side dish that’s sure to impress!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green bean quinoa salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 236kcal
Author: Luda huang

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 pound green beans trimmed (cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Once water is at a rolling boil, add 1 tablespoon salt and green beans, and cook for 5-8 minutes until cooking until bright green, Drain, and rinse in cold water.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cook, stirring, until translucent, about 3 minutes. add the quinoa and cook for 1 minute. Add water. Reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, until water is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes. Cool completely.
  • Combine quinoa, green beans, and parsley. add the 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 530mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 951IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 3mg
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