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Quinoa Asparagus Salad

Quinoa Asparagus Salad

This salad is a summer go-to! Filled with so many flavors and colors, plus it's quick and easy to assemble.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 2
Calories 654 kcal

Equipment

  • oven or air fryer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/2 cup artichoke marinated
  • 1/3 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup almonds dry-roasted
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes

Instructions
 

  • Wash and cut asparagus spears into about four pieces per spear.
  • Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to cut asparagus and toss to coat evenly. Place in air fryer at 400°F ( for 6-7 minutes or Oven at 425 for 12-15 minutes.
  • Add one cup quinoa and two cups water to a pot. Bring to a boil, reduce to a low simmer, and cook for about 15 minutes, until water is gone.
  • While asparagus and quinoa are cooking, chop the marinated artichokes, cherry tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, and dry-roasted almonds.
  • Add quinoa, arugula, asparagus, marinated artichokes, cherry tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, and dry-roasted almonds to a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, mix and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 654kcalCarbohydrates: 105gProtein: 26gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 687mgPotassium: 2112mgFiber: 18gSugar: 33gVitamin A: 2798IUVitamin C: 50mgCalcium: 214mgIron: 13mg
Keyword Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, High Fiber, Soy Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
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