Moroccan Quinoa Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by danutab

Makes 6 servings



salad with excellent source of vitamin E, folic acid, thiamin, iron, zinc, phosphorus and magnesium.

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan Quinoa Salad

3 cup cooked quinoa (1 cup dried)
1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
3 tablespoon olive oil
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed
1 cup corn
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
1/4 cup chopped green or black olives
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander

Recipe Directions for Moroccan Quinoa Salad

  1. Cook quinoa.

  2. While quinoa is cooking, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, salt and sugar into a vinaigrette in a small bowl.

  3. Combine quinoa and all remaining ingredients, except fresh herbs, into a medium-sized bowl.

  4. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Toss to combine.

  5. Refrigerate for at least one hour to allow flavours to combine. Add fresh herbs just prior to serving. May be served at room temperature.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 238.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
577
Calories from Fat
158
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
452mg
19%
Potassium
1260mg
36%
Total Carbohydrates
86.1g
29%
Dietary Fiber
13.8g
55%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
22.4g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 26%
Calcium 13% Iron 40%
* 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 magnesium
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