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Quinoa Salad with Corn and Peppers
Quinoa salad with corn, red bell pepper, jalapeno and fresh herbs is a great way to incorporate healthy eating into your family's lifestyle.
Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 40 mins
Servings: 6 servings
2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1 red bell pepper chopped 1 jalapeno remove seeds and ribs if you want a little less heat, finely diced 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 cups whole kernel corn do not use canned, fresh or thawed if using frozen 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Heat olive oil in large non-stick skillet. Add onion and saute for 5 minutes, then add bell pepper and jalapeno and saute an additional 2 minutes.
Add butter to the pan and allow to melt. Stir in corn, quinoa, salt, and pepper, and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
Stir in parsley and season to taste.