Amaranth and Quinoa Salad

Updated: Jun 14, 2021

Amaranth and Quinoa Salad
General Information
  • Salads
  • Savory
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-Free
  • 10 servings


  • Amaranth
  • Quinoa
  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Lime
  • Bell Pepper
    Bell Pepper
  • onion powder
    onion powder
  • vegetable broth
    vegetable broth
  • Sea salt
    Sea salt
  • Sunflower
  • 1/2 cup of Amaranth (washed, roasted until slightly brown)
  • 1 1/2 cups of Quinoa (washed, roasted until slightly browned)
  • 1/3 cup of Onion (red, sliced)
  • 1/3 cup of Celery
  • 2 tablespoons of Lime (juice)
  • 1/3 cup of Bell Pepper (roasted)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Onion powder
  • 3 cups of Vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup of Spearmint (leaf)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Sea salt
  • 1/3 cup of Sunflower (seeds)


Two of the most valuable grans from the American content combine in this dish to provide you with a burst of vitamins, minerals, and energy. Quinoa is a perfect protein with twice the fiber of other grains, and amaranth is also protein dense, fiber rich, and anti-inflammatory. Simmered in vegetable broth, the base is brought to life by an array of aromatic herbs like spearmint and cilantro. Throw in a some selenium rich sunflower seeds and you're set.

  1. Use a wide pan, to prevent clumping.
  2. Mix all the ingredients, besides lime juice, in the pan over medium heat. Stir until combined.
  3. Simmer until moisture absorbs.(10 minutes)
  4. Remove from heat, top with lime juice, and chill in the refrigerator.(1 hour)
  5. Serve and enjoy!