Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Roasted autumn vegetable quinoa salad with maple balsamic dressing

roasted autumn vegetable quinoa salad

This is a great salad to mix a big batch and keep in the fridge!

1 cup quinoa- cooked according to directions and cooled

2 tbsp sunflower oil
3 beets-peeled and chopped
1 acorn squash- peeled, seeded, and chopped
3 carrots-peeled and chopped

Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette  

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp sunflower oil
sea salt
freshly ground pepper

fresh parsley-chopped
chives or green onions- chopped

Toss the vegetables in oil and sprinkle with a little salt. Roast in the oven until soft and golden. Let cool
In a mason jar combine dressing.  Mix everything together in a large bowl. Refrigerate.


  1. Sounds great and it looks beautiful. I love quinoa and salady things.

  2. I love whole grains especially quinoa. I have tried different kinds of quinoa salad recipe and by far this is the greatest. Thanks for sharing.