Quinoa Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by wdunk18

Makes 8 servings



1 1/3c Quinoa 1 1/3c Water 1 tbls and 1 tsp Red Wine Vinegar 3/4 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Black Pepper 1/4 tsp Lemon Juice 1 1/4 tsp Dijon Mustard 1/3c Extra Virgin Olive Oil 5/8 Cucumber 3/8 Green Pepper 1/8 Red Onion 5/8 Tomato 3/8 (15 ounce) can Black Olives

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Salad

0.33 cup (uncooked) Quinoa
1 cup (uncooked) Quinoa
1 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
1 cup slices Cucumber
1 cup, chopped Peppers, Sweet, Green
2 oz Olives, Ripe, Canned (Small-extra Large)
0.25 cup Parsley
0.25 medium raw Onion Red
1 tbsp Vinegar red wine
3 tsp Classic Dijon Mustard

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Salad

  1. Bring the Quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer until the quinoa is tender and the water has been absorbed, about 15-20 minutes. Scrape the cooked quinoa into a large bowl and refrigerate until cold, about an hour.

  2. Combine vinegar , salt, pepper, lemon juice and mustard into a bowl and mix, slowly add oil while whisking until it thickens.

  3. Add the veggies to the bowl of quinoa and stir. Add the dressing and toss to coat.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 88.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
113
Calories from Fat
22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.4g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
111mg
5%
Potassium
246mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
18.8g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 33%
Calcium 3% 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
83% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in vitamin C
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