This wholesome #meatlessmonday salad is filled with summers best produce. Hitting up your veg with roasting is a great way to enhance it’s natural flavors. Our Roasted Veggies & Quinoa Salad is your finest answer to a delicious, nourishing meal that truly satisfies.
1/2 red onion, rough chop
1/2 sweet potato, cut into bite sized pieces
1 bell pepper (I used 1/2 each of yellow & red for color), cut into bite sized pieces
Handful of asparagus, trim off tough stems
A few gluggs of olive oil
a few pinches garlic salt
4 cups baby spinach leaves
1 container (8 ounces) pearl mozzarella, drained
1/2 cup chopped toasted
Cilantro Lime Dressing
1 bunch cilantro, trim the bunch 1/2 way down the stems
juice from 1 lime
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar
pinch of garlic powder
salt & pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle. Clean all veggies, pat dry & chop accordingly. Toss with olive oil, garlic, salt & pepper. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the veggies are roasted & tender.
Put all dressing ingredients into a food processor or blender & combine well. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Makes 1/2 cup of dressing.
In a large bowl add a few cups of spinach, some quinoa & roasted veggies. Using a pair of tongs toss with dressing.
Plate & top with walnuts and mozzarella.
You can make the roasted veggies & dressing the day ahead of when you need it!