Hearts of Palm Quinoa Salad with Lime Vinaigrette
Beware, this Hearts of Palm Quinoa Salad is addicting and you will want to eat it all! So, double the recipe and all will be well.
Servings: 4 -6 servings
- 1 cup raw quinoa
- 1 ¾ cup water
- ½ can Hearts of Palm diced
- 4 Israeli Pickles in Brine diced
- 1 small cucumber or ½ large cucumber diced
- 10 cherry tomatoes quartered
- ¼ red onion diced
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- ½ red pepper diced
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Juice of 2 limes
- 1 ½ teaspoons apple cider vinegar
- Sea salt
- Ground black pepper
In a medium sauce pot, bring 1 ¾ cup water to a boil with ¼ teaspoon of salt.
Once water boils, add the raw quinoa and mix. Bring to a boil and lower the heat to a simmer. Cover the pan and cook for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, turn off the heat, and allow the quinoa to sit (covered) for 5 minutes, before uncovering and fluffing.
In a large bowl, combine the diced hearts of palm, pickles, tomatoes, onion garlic, and red pepper. Mix in the cooled quinoa & set aside.
To make the dressing, combine the olive oil, lime juice, apple cider vinegar, sea salt & black pepper in a bowl and whisk together.
Pour over the quinoa and mix together. Add any more seasoning you may like & enjoy!
Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 555IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg