Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

Get those vegetables in with this delicious recipe! This sweet potato and quinoa salad is a perfect end of summer-going into fall favorite of mine. Enjoy!

You will need:

  • 2 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup broccoli
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

To start, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Toss the sweet potatoes in two tablespoons olive oil, and roast on a baking sheet for 20-25 minutes.

Bring a pot of water to a boil and add quinoa, lower heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Add broccoli to quinoa and cook while covered for 2-3 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients together in a bowl. Add the sweet potatoes and quinoa. Toss in the large bowl and top with cilantro.

 

 

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