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Yields:
10 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Types:
Appetizers
Main Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
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Quinoa Mediterranean Salad

Sensational quinoa with spinach, red onion, kalamata olives, fat free feta, roasted tomatoes and tofu.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add 1 cup of dry quinoa with 2 cups of water in a sauce pan.
  2. Bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. While quinoa is cooking, finely chop garlic.
  4. Add garlic and olive oil and black pepper with grape tomatoes in a small bowl.
  5. Add to baking sheet and broil for 10 minutes until tomatoes cook down.
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This is perfect for my on the go work schedule. Im a train engineer and have to pack all my lunches, breakfasts and dinners for up to 24 to 36 hrs. its a great cooler dish! This salad can be a side at lunch and dinner. Thanks.
12 Feb 12 by member: mellarky35
Are some of the directions missing? They don't use all the ingredients. Not sure what to do with the tofu.
23 Oct 12 by member: Djburney

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 257 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa Mediterranean Salad.
Calorie break-down: 49% fat, 29% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 125
Calories 257
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.89g 21%
  Saturated Fat 1.961g 10%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.096g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.765g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 559mg 23%
Potassium 159mg  
Total Carbohydrate 18.69g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
  Sugars 1.55g  
Protein 13.48g  
 
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 19% Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
13%
of RDI*
(257 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (29%)
 
Fat (49%)
 
Protein (22%)
Carbohydrates, 18.69g (29%) Fat, 13.89g (49%) Protein, 13.48g (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories