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Broccoli Quinoa Lentil Salad

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch, Side Dish

Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 6 tablespoons Avocado oil olive oil works well too
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt use 1/2 if you are adding feta
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

Salad:

  • 2 cups of fresh broccoli grated
  • 1/2 cup lentils
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 jalapeƱo pepper seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts or pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup feta optional

Instructions

Dressing:

  • Add all ingredients to bowl and whisk to combine.

Salad:

  • Grate broccoli (I use my food processor) and add to large bowl.
  • Add pepper, red onion, chopped cilantro and nuts to broccoli
  • Cook quinoa and lentil according to bag directions. Add to bowl of broccoli.
  • Top with whisked dressing and toss to coat.
  • Serve right away or refrigerate before serving.