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Farmers Market Quinoa Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Farmers Market Quinoa Salad recipe? Learn how to make Farmers Market Quinoa Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ti22

Makes 6 servings



A cold quinoa salad - a perfect base that can be customized to feature whatever is in season. Also great with feta or other similar cheese. Recipie developed by Healthy Habits Kitchen for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Recipe Ingredients for Farmers Market Quinoa Salad

10 1/2 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
2 3/4 cups quinoa, rinsed and grained thoroughly in sieve
1 cup chopped scallions
1 cup (generous) halved grape tomatoes
3 tablespoons dry basil
1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup diced cucumber
3/4 diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup toasted sunflower seeds
1/2 cup dried cranberries

Recipe Directions for Farmers Market Quinoa Salad

Cook quinoa as directed using chicken or vegetable broth instead of water. transfer quinoa to a large bowl, fluff with fork and let completely cool. Once cooled, mix in remaining ingredients. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Categories

Main Dish, Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 600.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
424
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.4g
21%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
1346mg
56%
Potassium
921mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
54.2g
18%
Dietary Fiber
7.0g
28%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
20.6g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 7% Iron 28%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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