Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad is a delightful combination of hearty roasted vegetables and fluffy quinoa, creating a satisfying and nutritious dish. This recipe is not only delicious but also packed with essential nutrients.
Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad
- 1 cup quinoa
- 2 cups mixed vegetables (bell peppers, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, etc.), diced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- Rinse the quinoa under cold water and cook it according to package instructions.
- In a large bowl, toss the diced vegetables with olive oil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
- Spread the seasoned vegetables on a baking sheet and roast in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until they are tender and slightly caramelized.
- Once the quinoa and vegetables are cooked, combine them in a large bowl.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese and chopped parsley over the salad and toss gently to combine.
- Adjust seasoning if needed and serve the Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad either warm or chilled.
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Fat: 14g, Carbohydrates: 42g, Protein: 8g