Roasted Root Vegetable Quinoa Salad

This combination of roasted root veggies and quinoa with a maple mustard dressing proves that salads aren’t just for summer.

Serves: 6Prep: 20 minutesCook: 40 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 beets, peeled and diced
  • 2 parsnip, peeled and diced
  • 2 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Toss potato, beets, parsnip and carrot with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast 20-25 minutes until tender and browning around edges. Allow to cool slightly.
  • In a bowl mix together all ingredients until well combined; adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: To save time look for pre-cooked quinoa in the freezer sections; heat according to package directions and allow to cool slightly before mixing with remaining ingredients.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 beets, peeled and diced
  • 2 parsnip, peeled and diced
  • 2 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  • Heat oven to 425°F.
  • Toss potato, beets, parsnip and carrot with olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast 20-25 minutes until tender and browning around edges. Allow to cool slightly.
  • In a bowl mix together all ingredients until well combined; adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate leftovers.
  • Tip: To save time look for pre-cooked quinoa in the freezer sections; heat according to package directions and allow to cool slightly before mixing with remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium470mg
Total Carbohydrate55g
Dietary Fiber8g
Sugars8g
Protein10g