Recipes

Summer Red Quinoa Salad

Prep time:10 min
Total time:20 min

Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

1 summer squash or zucchini, sliced lengthwise

1 each red and orange pepper, quartered

2 cobs corn

2 tbsp Longo’s 100% Pure Canola Oil

1 tsp each salt and pepper, divided

3 tbsp Longo’s Signature Organic Sicilian Extra Virgin Olive Oil with Lemon

2 tsp each lemon juice and white wine vinegar

1 tsp Longo’s Honey

1 pkg (450g) Longo’s Meal Kit Red Quinoa

1/2 cup chopped fresh Longo’s Basil

Directions

  • Toss squash, peppers and corn with canola oil in large bowl. Season with 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper. Place on preheated grill over medium- high heat. Grill, turning as needed, for 6 to 10 minutes, until nicely grill marked and tender; remove to bowl.
  • Cool vegetables to room temperature. Chop zucchini and peppers into bite-sized pieces and cut kernels from cobs. Return vegetables to large bowl.
  • Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, honey, and remaining salt and pepper until combined. Add quinoa and basil to bowl of vegetables. Drizzle with dressing and toss until well combined.
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A dash of advice

Cheese lovers can add crumbled feta or chèvre to taste.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1/8th recipe): 430 calories
  • Protein 11g
  • Fibre 8g
  • Fat 16g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Carbs 61g
  • Sodium 390mg