Summer is quickly slipping away and fall is almost upon us (cue the pumpkin PLEASE!) BUT before we go crazy, we’re getting our last fill of summer salad with this APWU Corn & Quinoa Salad.

APWU Corn & Quinoa Salad


  • 3 cups sweet corn
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 20 basil leaves
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cups minced poblano pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp lime zest


Cook the quinoa according to the instructions using 3 tbsp of butter.  Whisk together honey, lime juice, rice wine vinegar, lime zest, and red wine vinegar. Combine the cooked quinoa, corn, chopped basil, green onion, and minced poblano pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Toss with dressing until evenly coated and seasoned with salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste.  Enjoy!


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 1603kcal Calories from fat 460
% Daily Value
Total Fat 51g 78%
Saturated Fat 25g 125%
Transfat 1g
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Carbohydrate 267g 89%
Dietary Fiber 25g 100%
Sugars 93g
Protein 41g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g