Zucchini Quinoa Salad
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: salads
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Serves: 4
 
A delicious salad packed with the protein of quinoa and vegetables!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Parmesan
  • Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
  • 1 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped romaine
  • 1/ 4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • DRESSING:
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbs. Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese to taste
Instructions
  1. Prepare zucchini
  2. Set oven to broil and line a baking pan with aluminum foil
  3. Slice zucchini into ½ inch slices.
  4. Place on pan, and spray with olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle on Parmesan, seasoned salt and pepper.
  6. Broil for 3-4 minutes, turn zucchinis, and broil for another minute until cheese is golden brown.
  7. Remove zucchini and cool.
  8. Prepare dressing by whisking all ingredients together.
  9. Toss with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, zucchini and quinoa with dressing and serve immediately.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2013/04/21/zucchini-quinoa-salad/