Thai Quinoa Salad

This Thai Quinoa Salad is made with tri-color quinoa, fresh vegetables, and spicy peanut sauce for a delicious and healthy vegan and gluten-free meal.

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Course: Main Course, Salad, Main Dish
Cuisine: Thai
Keyword: Thai Quinoa Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 262 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Ingredients
Thai Peanut Salad
  • 1 bag of Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/2 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 batch Sesame Peanut Sauce, recipe follows
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts
SESAME PEANUT SAUCE
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Success Quinoa according to packaged instructions.
  2. While the quinoa is boiling, chop the cabbage, carrots, bell peppers, broccoli, cilantro, and green onions. Set aside.
  3. Combine all the ingredients for the peanut sauce in a small blender and blend together until smooth.
  4. With tongs or a slotted spoon, remove the quinoa from boiling water. Cut open the bag and let it cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Place quinoa in a large bowl and add prepared vegetables. Toss with peanut sauce and roasted peanuts.
  6. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Thai Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 653mg28%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 3880IU78%
Vitamin C 77.9mg94%
Calcium 64mg6%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.