Sunday, January 20, 2019

Mediterranean Spiced Salmon and Vegetable Quinoa





Mediterranean Spiced Salmon and Vegetable Quinoa

 

 

 

Mediterranean spiced salmon and vegetable quinoa recipe is a healthy protein packed meal! Earthy spices roasted lemons and fresh vegetables in each bite.

Ingredients

Quinoa-

  • 1 cup quinoauncooked, truRoots Organic
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup english cucumbersdiced, seeded
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoessliced in half
  • 1/4 cup red onionfinely diced
  • 4 basil leavesthinly sliced
  • zest of one lemon

Salmon-

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 20 ounces salmon fillets(four 5-ounce pieces)
  • 8 lemon wedges
  • 1/4 cup parsleychopped fresh

Instructions

1.  In a medium-sized saucepan with a lid, bring 1 cup quinoa, 2 cups of water and ½ teaspoon salt to a boil. 
2.  Cover and reduce to a simmer, cooking about 20 minutes or according to package directions until quinoa is light and fluffy. 
3.  Turn off heat and let sit for at least 5 minutes covered before serving. 
4.  Right before serving mix in the cucumbers, tomatoes, onions, basil and lemon zest. Meanwhile, make the salmon.
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