Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad recipe? Learn how to make Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by katerina_e

Makes 6 servings



Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Recipe Ingredients for Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

1 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 fruit+2"+dia lime
1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds
1/2 cup minced carrots
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1 salt
1 ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

  1. Pour the water into a saucepan, and cover with a lid. Bring to a boil over high heat, then pour in the quinoa, recover, and continue to simmer over low heat until the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Scrape into a mixing bowl, and chill in the refrigerator until cold.

  2. Once cold, stir in the red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, curry powder, cilantro, lime juice, sliced almonds, carrots, and cranberries. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill before serving.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 138.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
141
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
38mg
2%
Potassium
271mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
22.9g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
1.9g
Protein
5.1g
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 4% Iron 9%
* 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 sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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