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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 flowerbud

Makes 4 servings



Adapted from Cooking Light Magazine by the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Summer Salad

1 1/4 cups quinoa (3 cups cooked)
1 cup fennel bulb, chopped
2 tbsp shallots, minced
1 tsp grated lemon rind
1 tsp grated orange rind
2/3 cup fresh orange juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 cups orange sections
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Summer Salad

Combine cooked quinoa, fennel, and shallots in a large bowl; set aside. combine lemon rind and next 7 ingredients (lemon rind through pepper) in a small bowl; stir well. Pour over quinoa mixture; toss well. Spoon 1 cup of salad onto each of 4 plates. Arrange 1/2 cup orange sections around each salad; sprinkle each saad with 1 tablespoon walnuts.
Categories

Salads, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 226.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.2g
16%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
169mg
7%
Potassium
802mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
55.0g
18%
Dietary Fiber
6.7g
27%
Sugars
12.0g
Protein
10.4g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 122%
Calcium 10% Iron 31%
* 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
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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