Quinoa, Couscous, and Farro Salad with Summer Vegetables Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quinoa, Couscous, and Farro Salad with Summer Vegetables Recipe
  • READY IN ABOUT 3 hrs

Quinoa, Couscous, and Farro Salad with Summer Vegetables

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"This light and delicious salad is packed with protein, vitamins, and fiber. I tried this while visiting a resort in Marco Island and could not wait to recreate it myself. This salad is the perfect dish for a light lunch or a side dish at dinner. Your vegetarian friends will thank you for serving this at any dinner party or BBQ."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 50 mins

Directions

  1. Bring 2 cups water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Bring 1 1/2 cup water and couscous to a boil in a separate saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until couscous is tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 minutes.
  3. Bring 3 cups water and farro to a boil in a separate saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until farro is tender and water has been absorbed, about 25 minutes.
  4. Combine quinoa, couscous, farro, cucumber, red onion, orange bell pepper, and yellow squash together in a bowl.
  5. Whisk olive oil, lemon juice, and salt together in a bowl. Pour dressing over grain-vegetable mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle feta cheese over salad. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • Regular quinoa can be used of you can't find red quinoa. Red bell pepper can be used in place of orange bell pepper.
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Oct 31, 2014

INcredible recipe! Just had to double the dressing. Would definetely make again. Mother tested, kid approved.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 424 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 50.3 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 11.6 g
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 370 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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