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Almost Perfect Protein Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Almost Perfect Protein Salad recipe? Learn how to make Almost Perfect Protein Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by anng27

Makes 8 servings



based on PCC's perfect protein salad at http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/pcc/recipes/perfect-protein-salad

Recipe Ingredients for Almost Perfect Protein Salad


Salad:
1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup water
30 ounce canned garbanzo beans
1 English cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
1 organic green bell pepper, seeds removed and diced
3 stalks (about 1/3 pound) celery, diced
1 organic carrot, diced (about 1 cup)
1/4 red onion, diced
1/8 pound green onion (1/2 bunch), diagonally sliced
3/5 oz (1/3 bunch) parsley, chopped

Dressing:
1/2 cup vegenaise
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon dried dill
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon minced garlic

Recipe Directions for Almost Perfect Protein Salad

  1. Simmer quinoa in the water until tender, about 15 minutes. Cool.

  2. In a salad, bowl mix together the cooked quinoa, garbanzo beans, diced cucumber, green pepper, celery, carrots, red onion, green onion and chopped parsley.

  3. Mix together the dressing and pour over the salad, mixing well.

  4. Makes 8 servings, 1 generous cup each.

Categories

Salads, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
648mg
27%
Potassium
418mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
36.4g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
7.5g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 7% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
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