Quinoa with Pomegranate, Apple & Scallions Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa with Pomegranate, Apple & Scallions recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa with Pomegranate, Apple & Scallions using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eveh

Makes 10 servings



from Nourish by Marissa Lippert. Quinoa is an exceptional source of whole grains and a quality source of plant-based protein. If you're looking for an energy-dense, nutrient-packed, good-for-you carb, look no further.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa with Pomegranate, Apple & Scallions

1 cups quinoa
2 c water
1 pomegranate, seeds
1 1/2 apples, diced
2 T lemon juice, from about 1/2 lemon
1 Salt to taste
1 Freshly cracked black pepper
1 T olive oil
1 T cider vinegar
1 Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Quinoa with Pomegranate, Apple & Scallions

  1. Combine quinoa with 2 cups of salted water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook for about 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork, remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes.

  2. Toss cooled quinoa with pomegranate seeds, scallions and diced apple. Season with lemon juice.

  3. For the vinaigrette, whisk together shallots, mustard and vinegar. Slowly and continuously, whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing over quinoa and mix well.

  4. *To easily remove the seeds from a pomegranate without permanently staining your fingers a vibrant shade of magenta, cut the pomegranate in quarters and place them in a bowl of water. With your fingers, remove the seeds in the bowl. Water works magic!

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 106.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
96
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
18mg
1%
Potassium
164mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
16.7g
6%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
2.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1% Iron 5%
* 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 manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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