A fun tasty salad named for its bright red, green and yellow colors.
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living
2cupscooked quinoa, cooled
1mediumgreen bell pepper, diced
1mediumred bell pepper, diced
½cupchopped green onions
¼cupchopped fresh cilantro, parsley or basil
For the Dressing:
1-½tablespoonschopped fresh oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl, stir together the quinoa, corn (if using), diced peppers, green onions, and cilantro until combined.
In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, garlic, oregano, cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper, until well blended.
Pour dressing over the salad. Toss gently.
Taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
Next time I will add a can of drained and rinsed black beansServing Size: A generous ½ cupWeight Watchers PointsPlus: *4Weight Watchers SmartPoints (without corn): *3Weight Watchers SmartPoints (with corn): *4Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *3
Southwest Stoplight Quinoa Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /2 cup)
Calories 166Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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