Healthy Recipes

Quinoa, Beet, and Arugula Salad

Ingridients

Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • 1/2 pound beets, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup red quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 3 ounces arugula, chopped
  • 5 ounces goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

  • Place a steamer insert into a saucepan, and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover pan and bring the water to a boil. Add beets, cover pan, and steam until just tender, 7 to 10 minutes. Set aside.
  • Bring quinoa and 2 cups water a saucepan over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, whisk olive oil, red wine vinegar, sugar, garlic, salt, and black pepper together in a large bowl.