Lentil and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa Lentil Salad Topped with Grated Carrots and Broccoli Flowers



2 Cups Cooked Quinoa

2 Cups Cooked Green or Red Lentils

Raw Grated Carrots

Steamed Broccoli Flowers

1/4 Cup Raw Shallots finely chopped

2 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard

Lemon Juice: 1/2 squeezed

1/3 Cup Olive Oil

1/4 Cup Raw Chopped Italian Parsley

Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Whisk together shallots, mustard, and lemon juice. Add the olive oil slowly, whisking until well-blended. Season with the salt and pepper.  Set aside.
  • Mix the cooked quinoa and lentils with chopped parsley in a large bowl.
  • Top salad with raw grated carrots, and broccoli flowers.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad, and mix well.
  • Serve warm or cold.

Irene Pastore is a native New Yorker, health and fitness blogger, and personal trainer. Irene owns this website, and writes all the blog posts. For her complete bio, visit the About Page.

Posted on April 7, 2016, in Food, Recipes and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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