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Pad Thai Quinoa Salad

With the flavors of pad thai, plus some of the ingredients, this Pad Thai Quinoa Salad is the perfect way to enjoy the classic takeout but in a super healthy way.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Keyword pad thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 332 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

  • 1 head romaine or green of choice, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot julienned
  • 1 small zucchini or ½ medium zucchini, julienned
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 3 scallions
  • Cilantro to garnish
  • 1/4 cup roasted peanuts

for the sauce

Instructions

  1. Place vegetables into a large salad or mixing bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over veggies and toss to coat.
  3. Transfer to two plates, add 1/2 of the quinoa and 1/2 the cashews to each plate.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Pad Thai Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 531mg23%
Potassium 888mg25%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 8555IU171%
Vitamin C 104.1mg126%
Calcium 72mg7%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.