Edamame and Quinoa Salad

#loveyourleftovers this salad packs a protein punch by itself, or is perfect with any of your favorite lean meats!


25g quinoa 
¼ broccoli, cut into florets
½ cup frozen edamame beans
 ½ teaspoon sesame oil 
1–2 teaspoons sesame seeds 
½ tablespoon lemon juice 
1 teaspoon soy sauce 
¼ teaspoon honey


Bring a medium pot of salted water to the boil.

  1. Cook quinoa in pot of boiling water for about 12 minutes, then add broccoli and edamame and cook a further 3 minutes, until quinoa is tender with a slight bite. Drain, rinse under cold water then drain well.
  2. In a small bowl combine oil, sesame seeds, lemon juice, soy sauce and honey. Set aside.
  3. Add drained quinoa and veggies to a bowl and toss through sesame dressing. Season to taste.

To serve, top with your favourite lean protein, such as chicken, beef, canned tuna or boiled eggs.

Nutritional Info 
Energy (kJ): 1027
Energy (Cal): 246
Carbohydrate (g): 25.2
Protein (g): 14.9
Fat (g): 8.1
Saturated Fat (g): 0.7
Sugars (g): 2.9

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