Founded in 1936, Goya Foods, Inc. is America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company and the premier source for authentic Latin cuisine. Combined with authentic ingredients, robust seasonings and convenient preparation, Goya provides consumers with over 2,200 high-quality and affordable food products from the Caribbean, Mexico, Spain, Central and South America.
Goya has fostered a longstanding history not only in the food industry, but also as a cultural symbol beginning in New York more than 78 years ago. The company’s commitment to excellence is the cornerstone of Goya’s popular credo, “If it’s Goya, it has to be good”. The result of this simple, yet deeply resonant pledge is the evolution of Goya Foods as a leader in the Latin American food industry and a trusted American brand.
Quick and Nutritious Quinoa Salad
The star of this light, fresh salad is GOYA® Quinoa, a small seed from the Andes with big nutritional benefits. Quinoa has a higher percentage of protein than any grain, and is packed with calcium, iron, vitamins, and amino acids.
In this quinoa salad recipe, the mild, nutty flavor of quinoa is brightened with lemon juice, GOYA® Pickled Jalapeños, fresh tomato, and cilantro. Delicious and nourishing, this salad is also gluten free.
Makes 12 Servings
(Serving Size: About ½ cup – 100 Calories)
Prep time: 10 min.
Total time: 30 min.
1 packet GOYA® Cubitos REduced Sodium Chicken Bouillon
1 cup GOYA® Quinoa, rinsed and drained
¼ cup GOYA® Lemon Juice
¼ cup GOYA® Extra Virgin Olive Oil
½ cup finely sliced scallions
1 large tomato, seeded and finely chopped (about ½ cup)
1 tbsp. GOYA® Sazonador Total
2 GOYA® Green Pickled Jalapeño Peppers seeded and finely chopped (about 1 tbsp.)
1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
|1.||In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring 4 cups water and chicken bouillon to boil. Add quinoa. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 10 minutes; strain and cool completely.|
|2.||In medium bowl, mix together cooled quinoa, lemon juice, olive oil, scallions, tomatoes, Sazonador Total, jalapeños and cilantro until combined.|