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Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad recipe? Learn how to make Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by edarlington

Makes 8 servings



Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad

Recipe Ingredients for Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad

1 cup dry quinoa, cooked
2 cups cooked navy beans
1 English cucumber, diced
1 red pepper, diced
1 large tomato, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup fresh parsley, diced with large stems removed
4 green onions, diced
1/4 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp pepper
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp dijon mustard
1 tbsp Tamari
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Back On Track Quionoa and Bean Salad

  1. In a medium bowl, soak the wheat berries overnight in cold water. The next day, drain the wheat berries and place in a medium sized pot, covered in 3 inches of water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 1 hour. Drain and cool.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the diced vegetables (cucumber, red pepper, tomato, minced garlic, parsley, green onions). Add in cooked and drained navy beans (or other bean of choice) and stir.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together the dressing ingredients (olive oil, balsamic vinegar, mustard, Tamari, fresh lemon juice). Set aside.

  4. When the wheat berries are ready, drain and rinse and then stir into the salad. Add the dressing just before serving and stir well. Now season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Garnish with additional parsley if desired.

  5. Yield: 7.5-8 cups.

Categories

Main Dish, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 177.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
303
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
218mg
9%
Potassium
949mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
49.4g
16%
Dietary Fiber
15.4g
62%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 28% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 11% Iron 26%
* 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
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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