Quinoa Salad with GorillaBowlZ Tataki Dressing is a colorful medley of fresh vegetables, herbs, and protein. You can also add your choice of protein, whether it's grilled chicken, tofu, or shrimp, for an extra boost of flavor and sustenance. Whether you enjoy it as a light lunch, a side dish, or a wholesome dinner, this salad is a testament to the joy of healthy, delicious eating.
The magic happens when you drizzle GorillaBowlZ Tataki Sauce over your salad. This sauce, originally known for its role in Japanese cuisine, turns into a delightful dressing with a savory, citrusy punch. Toss everything together to ensure every bite is coated in this flavor-packed goodness.
6 cups cooked quinoa (2 cups uncooked quinoa)
1 cup cooked edamame
1 red bell pepper, diced (and/or yellow or orange bell pepper)
2 scallions, white and green part, finely chopped
2 radishes, sliced (optional)
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
2 tablespoon each of chopped fresh mint, cilantro, basil, parsley
¼ cup tataki sauce, preferably GorillaBowlZ (can substitute with 2 tablespoon olive oil and 2 tablespoon lime juice)
zest of 1 lemon
2 tablespoon lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
pinch of cayenne
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook quinoa and edamame according to package instructions. Chop all the vegetables and herbs.
In a large bowl, mix together cooked quinoa, edamame, diced bell pepper, chopped scallions, sliced radishes if using, grated ginger, fresh herbs, tataki sauce, zest of lemon and juice, pinch of cayenne, salt and pepper to taste. Add more olive oil and/or lime or lemon if needed.
- Serving Size
- 1 serving (1 cup)
- per serving
- 9 grams
- 45 grams
- 11.9 grams