This Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus is quick and easy to make for your busy days! It is made with red onion, pepper, asparagus, quinoa, and vinaigrette!
Last week, I shared with you guys my Easy and Quick Roasted Asparagus. It was actually our dinner with baked salmon. But as I roasted 2 bunches of asparagus I had leftovers. So, the next day I decided to make Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus for lunch and it turned out so delicious and flavorful. I am a quinoa freak and I am pretty sure I could eat quinoa salad for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and be a very happy girl. No kidding … Ask my husband. He will confirm that 😉
Asparagus really makes good leftovers and with quinoa, this salad is a great option for your lunch box because you don’t even need to warm it up if you don’t want to. You can just have it as a cold salad. And why you would like to warm it up with such a hot weather, right?
I really love the simplicity of Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus and I hope you guys too. Let’s go ahead to the recipe because why would I need to write more if we have to make this salad, right? Lunch is ready everyone 😉
One last thing, if you want more quinoa recipes, visit my Quinoa Dishes Pinterest Board! I am sure one of those recipes will be just right for you!
Quinoa Salad with Roasted Asparagus
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- ½ cup red bell pepper — diced
- ½ cup red onions — diced
- 2 tbsp chives
- 1 cup roasted asparagus — diagonally cut
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/3 cup homemade vinaigrette
- In a large bowl, add all the ingredients, except the homemade vinaigrette.
- Mix all the ingredients to combine.
- Then pour vinaigrette over the salad and toss really well.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning if you think it is necessary.
Nutrition InformationAmount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 164, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 188mg, Potassium: 161mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 18%, Vitamin C: 45%, Calcium: 2%, Iron: 9%
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