Broccoli and Quinoa Salad with Mustard Dressing

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

I love to prepare this broccoli and quinoa salad on Sundays to have it ready for lunches for the week. This salad is filled with veggies and contains a lot of protein from the quinoa and essential fatty acids from the hemp seeds. This makes a great lunch that will give you lots of energy to go on with the rest of your busy day!

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

Broccoli and Quinoa Salad with Mustard Dressing
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This broccoli and quinoa salad is perfect for lunches! It is filled with proteins and nutritious vegetables so it will give you energy for the rest of the day.
Serves: 8
For the salad:
  • 1 head broccoli, cut in florets
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
  • 4 cups quinoa, cooked
  • ½ cup hemp seeds
For the Mustard Dressing:
  • 5 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon old fashioned mustard
  • 2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
For the Salad:
  1. In a medium pot, steam broccoli for about 5-7 minutes, until they are al dente.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine together the steamed broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, quinoa and hemp seeds.
  3. Pour the dressing over salad and mix well.
For the Mustard Dressing:
  1. Whisk together all the ingredients salad dressing until creamy.


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