Quinoa Lentil Power Salad

Feb 22, 2021 | Main Meals

As we approach the spring (I promise it鈥檚 gonna happen) 馃槀 I鈥檓 starting to think fresh, power salads. I love plant based protein and do incorporate several plant based meals a week! Here is one to add to your meal rotation, its hearty and absolutely bursting with flavor!


Quinoa Lentil Power Salad

Prep: 15-20 minutes 

Makes: 2 Servings 


路      陆 lemon, juiced 

路      1 tsp spicy mustard 

路      陆 cup cooked quinoa* 

路      陆 cup cooked lentils* 

路      陆 cup shelled edamame (thawed if frozen) 

路      2 tablespoons minced red onion 

路      陆 red or orange bell pepper, finely chopped 

路      1 cup diced Mango 

路      录 cup finely chopped parsley 

路      陆 avocado, cubed 

路      Salt & pepper to taste 



1.     Combine lemon juice and mustard in a small bowl, mix well. Place quinoa and lentils in a separate bowl and toss with lemon juice mixture. 

2.     Add remaining ingredients, edamame through avocado. Season with salt and pepper. Chill before eating if desired or enjoy at room temperature. 

*Note: Cook quinoa and lentils according to package directions, be sure all water has evaporated or drain before using in recipe. 

 Nutrition Information for 1 戮 cup: 

296 Calories; 46g carbohydrate; 14g protein; 10g fat; 620mg sodium; 12g fiber 


Recipe: Jacqueline Gomes, RDN, MBA聽


Meet Your Dietitian

Jacqui portrait

Hi, I鈥檓 Jacqueline

I understand first hand how frustrating weight loss programs can be without the proper guidance. My goal is to help you change your mindset from restrictive dieting to one of freedom and confidence around food. I鈥檇 love to help you on your journey.


View Categories

Free Download

bowl of sliced oranges and applies
Get a Jump Start: Download My Free 3-day Meal Plan

Kick-start your weight loss plan with recipes, meal ideas + more!


Veggie Enchiladas

Veggie Enchiladas

Nothing says winter like cozy winter meals! Turn your favorite comfort foods into deliciously healthy meals with just a few modifications, for instance add in more veggies or switch out a higher fat ingredient for a lower fat ingredient. Need some ideas? ...

Piri-Piri Grilled Chicken

Piri-Piri Grilled Chicken

Piri-Piri Grilled Chicken Piri-piri chicken is a spicy Portuguese dish that was created in Africa by Portuguese settlers. The traditional hot pepper used in this dish is African Bird鈥檚 Eye Peppers grown in Africa. However, a variety of hot peppers are a great...

Grilled Chicken & Mexican Street Corn

Grilled Chicken & Mexican Street Corn

Grilled Chicken & Mexican Street Corn For the chicken:1.5 pounds Boneless skinless Chicken Breast (sliced into cutlets)2 limes (juice)1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon smoked paprika陆 teaspoon oreganoSalt & PepperFor the...

Lemon Basil Salmon over Chickpea Salad

Lemon Basil Salmon over Chickpea Salad

Lemon & Basil Grilled Salmon over Chickpea Salad For the Salmon4 6-ounce Atlantic Salmon Fillets (skin on)4 garlic cloves录 cup parsley5 Basil leavesZest of one lemon1 lemon (cut in half)Extra virgin olive oil for drizzlingKosher salt & freshly ground pepperFor...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This