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Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

A delicious roasted broccoli quinoa salad with roasted sweet potatoes, kale and a flavorful lemon dressing. Great as a gluten-free vegetarian main!

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Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

If you haven’t tried my favorite Roasted Broccoli recipe, what are you waiting for? It is the BEST way to eat broccoli. I have been making it every day for about a week, you know to start the new year off right.

I love eating roasted broccoli plain or along side any meal, it goes great with anything. This time, I decided to mix things up by making a salad with my roasted broccoli. I am so glad I did because this Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad is my new favorite salad. You have to try it!

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield: 4-6

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 cups water (or veggie broth)
  • ½ pound broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 sweet potato, chopped into ¼ – ½ inch chunks
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas
  • 1 bunch laccinto kale, roughly chopped
  • olive oil, as needed
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons feta cheese
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1/2 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • crushed red pepper, to taste (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Rinse and drain quinoa if needed. Place quinoa and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer, cover and let it cook for 15 minutes. Remove from heat after 15 minutes and place quinoa in a large bowl to cool.
  3. Drain and rinse your canned chickpeas. Place the chickpeas on a paper towel or hand towel to dry.
  4. Toss broccoli and sweet potato chunks with a little olive oil and roast at 425ºF for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add your kale and chickpeas to the roasting pan. Toss, and roast for another 15 minutes. Stirring the veggies around at least once during the roasting process.
  5. Once your veggies are nice and roasted, remove from the oven and combine them with the quinoa.
  6. Chop parsley, crumble feta and add to the quinoa and vegetable mixture.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar and maple syrup. Gently stir in oil, and add salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes to taste. Toss dressing over quinoa/vegetable mixture.
  8. Enjoy and store any leftovers in the fridge for 4-5 days.

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad Recipes

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Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad

  • Author: admin
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: salad
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A delicious roasted broccoli quinoa salad with roasted sweet potatoes, kale and a flavorful lemon dressing. Great as a gluten-free vegetarian main!


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Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 cups water (or veggie broth)
  • ½ pound broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 sweet potato, chopped into ¼½ inch chunks
  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas
  • 1 bunch laccinto kale, roughly chopped
  • olive oil, as needed
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • 3 Tablespoons feta cheese
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1/2 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • crushed red pepper, to taste (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Rinse and drain quinoa if needed. Place quinoa and water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat to simmer, cover and let it cook for 15 minutes. Remove
    from heat after 15 minutes and place quinoa in a large bowl to cool.
  3. Drain and rinse your canned chickpeas. Place the chickpeas on a paper towel or hand towel to dry.
  4. Toss broccoli and sweet potato chunks with a little olive oil and roast at 425ºF for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, add your kale and chickpeas to the roasting pan. Toss, and roast for another 15 minutes. Stirring the veggies around at least once during the roasting process.
  5. Once your veggies are nice and roasted, remove from the oven and combine them with the quinoa.
  6. Chop parsley, crumble feta and add to the quinoa and vegetable mixture.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vinegar and maple syrup. Gently stir in oil, and add salt, pepper and crushed red pepper flakes to taste. Toss dressing over quinoa/vegetable mixture.
  8. Enjoy and store any leftovers in the fridge for 4-5 days.

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