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When it comes to finding a quick way to spruce up a side dish the key is ingredient is FRESH HERBS.
Fresh herbs are a small way to pack BIG FLAVOR, without needing a lot of time or additional ingredients.
In this salad, I used fresh mint to elevate this simple dish. I just love how such little effort can create such big flavor! Don’t you?
Minty Pea Quinoa Salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
- 1 cup COOKED quinoa
- 1 cup of frozen peas
- ¼ cup chopped mint
- 2 tbsp chopped scallions
- Juice + zest of ½ a lemon
- Salt and pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well. Serve and enjoy.
Nutrients per cup: Calories: 171; Total Fat: 1.8g; Saturated Fat: 0.2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Carbohydrate: 30.9g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugars: 4.3g; Protein: 8.1g