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Quinoa Summer Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by mseabrook

Makes 10 servings



We got a salad from Wholefoods similar to this and this was our replication as we were unable to find the recipe in their database. Really light, good summer side dish, can be served warm or cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Summer Salad

1 cup quinoa, uncooked
15 grape tomatoes
1 cup corn
1 cup black beans
1/4 cup green onions
1/4 cup cilantro
1/8 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp garlic salt
1/4 cup parsley

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Summer Salad

  1. Cook quinoa, just like rice (2 parts water to 1 part quinoa)

  2. Chop tomatoes, cilantro, onions, and parsley. Add all ingredients to cooked quinoa and add s & p/ vinegar and lemon juice to taste. Can also use red onions instead of green but they can be a bit overpowering.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 247.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
179
Calories from Fat
16
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.8g
3%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
890mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
33.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6.9g
28%
Sugars
5.9g
Protein
8.8g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
* 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
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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