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healthy asian protein salad

Asian Protein Salad

Author: Heidi Boortz
Servings : 3


  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 5 oz mixed baby greens
  • 6 Tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 6 Tbsp cashews
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 cup carrot grated
  • 1 each cucumber chopped
  • 9 each grape tomatoes



  • Prepare quinoa as directed on package. Or, place quinoa and 3/4 cup water in an instant pot. Lock lid; set valve to sealing. Program for manual-high and 1 minute. Allow for natural pressure release for 10 minutes. Carefully move valve to venting. Fluff quinoa with fork.


  • Divide greens evenly among each of 3 bowls. Top greens evenly with quinoa. Top greens evenly with all remaining ingredients. Serve with dressing of choice. (We suggest Maple-Soy Dressing. Link in notes.)


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