Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad- Printable Version

Ingredients:

2 cups leafy greens
1 cup quinoa
2-3 tbsp. olive oil
2 sweet potatoes (chopped)
1-2 tsp. smoked paprika
salt and pepper
1/2 onion (diced)
1/2 bell pepper (diced)
2 eggs
cheddar cheese (grated)

Directions:

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  2. In a large saucepan saute the diced sweet potatoes in olive oil. Season with salt and smoked paprika. Cook until potatoes are tender and lightly browned. Set aside.
  3. In a smaller saucepan saute the onions and peppers until tender. Set aside.
  4. Fry the eggs in a small saucepan lightly coated in olive oil. Cook eggs until desired tenderness.
  5. Assemble the salad by placing lettuce at the bottom and topping with the quinoa, potatoes, onions and peppers, cheese, and egg.

Notes:

This recipe is easy and versatile. I pulled it together one night with some ingredients I had leftover in my kitchen. Feel free to add other yummy veggies to this delicious salad.

Love avocado? I bet it would add delicious flavor to this healthy salad.

This recipe made two healthy portions of salad.

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