Quinoa Asparagus Lunch Salad
Quinoa asparagus lunch salad is a hearty protein packed vegetarian lunch that is meal prep friendly, and packed with plant based proteins!
Servings 4 lunch servings
- 1 cup cooked and cooled quinoa
- 1 cup shelled edamame
- 1 cup red pepper, diced
- 1/2 cup carrots, diced
- ¼ cup red onion, diced
- 7 spears asparagus, steamed to desired tenderness, cut into 1 inch pieces
Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette
- ⅓ cup olive oil
- 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- pinch salt and pepper
- juice from 1/2 a lemon
- 1 small garlic clove, minced go easy on this!
In a large bowl, combine the quinoa and all of the veggies. Set aside.
In a small jar, combine the dressing ingredients. Place a lid on the jar and shake. You can also whisk the ingredients in a bowl.
If you are prepping the salad for a portable meal prep lunch, pour 2 tablespoons of the dressing into a jar, then add the salad.
Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 21g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g