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Grilled Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Grilled Vegetable Quinoa Salad is packed with perfectly grilled veggies, quinoa, spices, and topped with a creamy avocado sauce.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Medium Yellow Squash
  • Half Red Bell Pepper, Seeds removed
  • ½ Medium Red Onion
  • 1 Teaspoon Olive Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Cups Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 ½ Cups Canned Black Beans
  • 1 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Oregano
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin
  • 3 Tablespoons Cilantro
  • 1 Cup Grape or Cherry Tomatoes
  • 4 Cups Baby Mixed Greens
  • ¼ Cup Fat Free Feta Cheese
  • Lime Wedge, For garnish
  • Quick & Easy Avocado Crema (Recipe link in notes section)

Instructions
 

  • Cut squash in half-length wise and set aside.
  • Cut red bell pepper in half, remove seeds and stem and set aside.
  • Cut onion in half, then into quarters, and set aside.
  • Brush cut side of squash, bell pepper, and onion with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a grill pan on the stove over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Place squash, bell pepper, and onion cut side down on grill. Grill for 8 minutes.
  • Flip then cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove vegetables from the grill. Once vegetables have cooled, slice squash into ½ inch slices.
  • Slice bell pepper and onions.
  • Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  • In a large bowl, mix together, quinoa, cilantro, oregano, cumin, black beans, tomatoes, and sliced vegetables.
  • Fill each bowl with handful of baby greens, quinoa veggie mixture, garnish with lime wedge, feta cheese and drizzle with Quick & Easy Avocado Crema.

Notes

**Click here to follow recipe directions for Quick & Easy Avocado Crema.*

Nutrition is based on the Weight Watchers Freestyle Program guidelines. Nutrition calculated using Weight Watchers calculator.
NUTRITION: Serves 4 - (3 SmartPoints Per Serving) CALORIES: 119 FAT: 1.9 SATURATED FAT: 0.2 CARBS: 19.8 FIBER: 2.6 SUGARS: 0 PROTEIN: 5.8