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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Types:
Side Dishes
Salads and Salad Dressings
Lunch
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Quinoa Salad

A gluten free healthy quinoa salad served Greek style with fresh veggies and balsamic vinegar.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook quinoa. Soak and rinse off quinoa, transfer drained quinoa to the cooking pot, add 1 1/2 cups water and 1/4 tsp salt if desired. Bring to a boil, cover with a tight fitting lid, and turn the heat down to simmer. Cook quinoa for 12 minutes. Remove quinoa from heat and allow to sit 5 minutes with the lid on.
  2. Chop veggies while quinoa is cooking. Add veggies to cooled down quinoa.
  3. Drizzle olive oil and vinegar to taste over salad.
  4. Serve chilled for best results.
  5. Note: add feta if desired. Add veggies as much or as little as you prefer e.g. you may add red or green onions.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 188 calories in 1 serving of Quinoa Salad.
Calorie break-down: 24% fat, 64% carbs, 12% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 46
Calories 188
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 5.14g 8%
  Saturated Fat 0.683g 3%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.046g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.944g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 46mg 2%
Potassium 353mg  
Total Carbohydrate 30.15g 10%
  Dietary Fiber 2.8g 11%
  Sugars 0.41g  
Protein 5.75g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 3% Iron 23%
* 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
9%
of RDI*
(188 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (64%)
 
Fat (24%)
 
Protein (12%)
Carbohydrates, 30.15g (64%) Fat, 5.14g (24%) Protein, 5.75g (12%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories