Amaranth and Quinoa Salad

Updated: Apr 30, 2020

Amaranth and Quinoa Salad
General Information
  • TypeSalads
  • DifficultyEasy
  • FlavorSavory
  • Estimated Time1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield10 servings


  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Amaranth
  • Lime
  • Bell Pepper
    Bell Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Cilantro
  • onion powder
    onion powder
  • coriander
  • vegetable broth
    vegetable broth
  • seasalt
  • Quinoa
  • Sunflower
  • 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)


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!