Carribean Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Carribean Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Carribean Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by celestialkiddy

Makes 6 servings



A tasty grain salad made of quinoa and Caribbean tastes.

Recipe Ingredients for Carribean Quinoa

1 cup quinoa
2 cups water
4 green onions, chopped
2 mangoes, diced
1/4 cup sliced almonds
1/4 cup dried cranberries
3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup lime juice
1 cup white balsamic vinegar
1 salt and pepper, to taste

Recipe Directions for Carribean Quinoa

  1. Rinse and drain quinoa. Toast quinoa in a hot empty pan for about 5 minutes. Add 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer over medium heat about 15 minutes until all water is absorbed. Let quinoa cool.

  2. Gently stir remaining ingredients into quinoa.

  3. Serve at room temperature or as a cold salad.

Categories

Salads, Side Dish, Caribbean, Boil, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 255.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
191
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.9g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
9mg
0%
Potassium
383mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
34.1g
11%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
11.2g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 5% Iron 10%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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