Quinoa Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by marcorenne

Makes 6 servings



Healthy and complete. It can be also prepared with couscous.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Salad

1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup water
3/4 cup green beans
1/4 cup peas
2 carrot
8 cherry tomatoes
1/2 small green pepper (or red pepper)
1/4 cup parsley (or basil,etc.)
1/4 cup walnuts
1/2 cup chickpeas
5 black olives
2 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1 fresh ground pepper
2 (minced) clove garlic

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Salad

  1. Prepare the quinoa with the water following the package directions and let it cool.

  2. Cut the vegetables in small pieces and add to the quinoa.

  3. Prepare the dressing with the lemon juice, the oil and all the other ingredients, mix well and add to the quinoa salad.

Categories

Main Dish, Central/South American, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 307.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
281
Calories from Fat
133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.8g
23%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
786mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
31.4g
10%
Dietary Fiber
7.9g
32%
Sugars
7.9g
Protein
8.9g
Vitamin A 103% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 7% Iron 17%
* 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
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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