Edamame and Quinoa Salad

Edamame and Quinoa Salad

Nothing screams healthy like Quinoa- now you can make a great salad with Edamame and Quinoa Salad- Discover the new healthy options you can bring to work or school.

Makes 2-3 Servings.

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa, uncooked

2 cups vegetable broth

2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed

1 tbsp freshly grated lemon zest

2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp dried tarragon

½ tsp sea salt

½ cup roasted red peppers from a jar, chopped

¼ cup chopped walnuts

Directions

Place a pan over a medium heat and add the quinoa. Dry toast the quinoa for about 5 minutes, be sure to keep it moving.

Add the quinoa to a sieve and rinse. Set aside

Add the broth to the pan and bring to a boil over a medium heat. Pour the quinoa back into the pan and return to the boil.

Reduce the heat, cover and let simmer for 6-8 minutes. Remove the lid and add the edamame, don’t stir.

Place the lid back on the pan and cook until both the edamame and quinoa are tender. Should take around 8-10 minutes for all the broth to be absorbed.

In a large bowl whisk together the zest, lemon juice, oil, tarragon and salt.

Add the chopped peppers and quinoa to the bowl and toss together.

Top with chopped walnuts before serving.

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