4 salads with quinoa to try now

Sure you have heard of it, but you may not have tried it yet. Quinoa has arrived with determined force to stay on our diets forever, and it is that this food is one of the most nutritionally complete that we can consume.

It is neither a cereal nor a legume, it is a unique grain due to its properties and so versatile when cooking that you are going to write it down on the shopping list as soon as you finish this article.

Quinoa has a high amount of protein, which makes it an essential food for vegetarians. In addition, it is rich in healthy fatty acids like omega 3, it has a high in fiber and loaded with vitamins, minerals and trace elements, such as iron, potassium, phosphorus, zinc, calcium and magnesium, among others. A luxury!

So that you lose your fear and dare to cook with quinoa, below We leave you a video with 4 salad recipes that include it as the main ingredient. But first, we leave you the ingredient list in Spanish of each of them.

Article index

  • Thai-style quinoa salad with peanut sauce
  • Quinoa and mushroom salad
  • Summer quinoa salad with fruits
  • Southwest Quinoa Salad
  • Quinoa properties
  • The benefits of quinoa

Thai-style quinoa salad with peanut sauce

Tasty Vegetarian

Ingredients

1 cup of water

1 cup vegetable broth

1 cup quinoa

2 carrots

1 red bell pepper

1 cucumber

1 cup of red cabbage

1/2 cup of broad beans

Spring onion

For the dressing

1 teaspoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon of ginger

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon of honey

1/4 tablespoon peanut butter

Quinoa and mushroom salad

Tasty Vegetarian

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

500 gr of mushrooms

1 tablespoon thyme

1 teaspoon salt

3 garlic cloves

1/2 cup of vegetable broth

1 cup of water

1 cup quinoa

Cheese (optional)

Summer quinoa salad with fruits

Tasty Vegetarian

Ingredients

1 cup of water

1 and 1/2 cups of orange juice

1 cup quinoa

Strawberries

Mango

Blueberries

Basil

For the dressing

1/2 cup of lemon juice

1 tablespoon of honey

Southwest-style quinoa salad

Tasty Vegetarian

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 garlic cloves

1 jalapeno

400 gr of black beans

400 gr of corn

3 tomatoes

1 cup quinoa

2 cups vegetable broth

1 tablespoon chili powder

2 tablespoons of cumin

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon of pepper

1 avocado

Juice of 1 lime

Cilantro

Here you have the video with the instructions for each one. To enjoy!

Source: Tasty Vegetarian

Quinoa properties

The quinoa It is not more than a seed, but it has unique characteristics as it can be consumed as a cereal, it is also called pseudocereal. Quinoa provides most of its calories in the form of so-called complex hydrates, but it also provides about 160 grams of protein per kilo and offers about six grams of fat in the same amount of food.

The benefits of quinoa

It is especially beneficial in the diet of people celiac, since it does not contain gluten. Due to its high fiber content and its higher protein content compared to cereals, quinoa has a low glycemic index, which makes it ideal for people with diabetes or who want to lose weight by eating healthy and now that we are confined, what better way to eat healthy with this wonderful jewel of nature.

Summary Article Name 4 salads with quinoa Description Quinoa is one of the most complete foods and is great for making salads. Here is a video with 4 delicious recipes. Author Isa Lago Publisher Name The Cotton Cloud Publisher Logo

Interactions with readers

Leave Your Comment

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here