Amaranth and Quinoa Salad

Amaranth and Quinoa Salad
  • Title
    Amaranth & Quinoa Salad
  • Type
    Salads
  • Difficulty
    Easy
  • Flavor
    Savory
  • Estimated Time
    1 Hour 10 Minutes
  • Yield
    10 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

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!