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Quinoa and Brown Rice Asparagus Salad

This quick and easy quinoa and brown rice asparagus salad can be whipped up in no time at all and has a nice balance of grains and vegetables all mixed in one.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy side dish, quinoa side
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Calories 1135
Author Glitter and Graze

Ingredients

  • 1 package of Seeds of Change quinoa & brown rice with garlic
  • 1 bunch of asparagus
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 feta cheese crumbles
  • 2 TBSP olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Lay out asparagus and almonds on a baking sheet and pour olive oil over top and mix around
  • Cook for 20 minutes turning the asparagus half way through
  • After cooking, cut asparagus into 1 inch pieces and add asparagus and almonds to a large bowl
  • Cook quinoa and brown rice packet as directed on package and add to the bowl with asparagus.
  • Add feta cheese to the rest of ingredients and mix all together

Nutrition

Calories: 1135kcal | Carbohydrates: 124g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 62g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 816mg | Potassium: 1350mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3630IU | Vitamin C: 26.9mg | Calcium: 258mg | Iron: 12.3mg