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Edamame, Corn and Quinoa Salad

This is a protein-packed, simple and delicious salad that works great as a side for any summer meal. Best when you use fresh corn!
Categories Salad
Difficulty Easy
Keyword edamame corn quinoa salad, edamame quinoa salad, quinoa edamame corn salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 373 kcal
Author A Sweet Pea Chef

Ingredients

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 fresh basil leaves finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 2 ears fresh corn
  • 1 cup shelled edamame frozen
  • 1/4 red onion very thinly sliced
  • 1 cup quinoa cooked

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa as directed on the package. Once cooked and fluffed with fork, set aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for the dressing and stir vigorously to combine. Set aside.
  3. Fill medium-sized pot with water and heat over high heat until boiling. Remove kernels from ears of corn and place into boiling water for 4-5 minutes. During last minute of cooking, add the frozen edamame. Remove from heat and drain corn and edamame.
  4. Combine the corn, edamame, quinoa and red onion in large mixing bowl. Drizzle with dressing and stir to combine.
  5. Season with kosher salt and/or ground black pepper, to taste.
Nutrition Facts
Edamame, Corn and Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 373 Calories from Fat 169
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.8g 29%
Saturated Fat 2.6g 13%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 42.1g 14%
Dietary Fiber 6.2g 25%
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 12.1g 24%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 5%
Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.