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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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Hello, Nice recipe !!! You can also try out Fruity Spinach Salad . This Heart Healthy Salad, Fruity Spinach Salad contains many green veggies, fruits and heart friendly foods. This recipe is packed with fibers, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which are essential for good heart health. It also contains olive oil rich in omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin E and antioxidants which help to reduce risk of heart disease. To know more about Fruity Spinach Salad . Visit : http://www.justforhearts.org/heart-healthy-salad-fruity-spinach-salad/
24 Apr 13 by member: manasi18
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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
188
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
5.14g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.683g
3%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.046g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.944g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
46mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
30.15g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2.8g
11%
Sugars
0.41g
Protein
5.75g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
120mg
12%
Iron
16.38mg
91%
Potassium
353mg
10%
Vitamin A
0IU
0%
Vitamin C
7.2mg
12%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
9%
of RDI*
(188 calories)
9% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (64%)
 
Fat (24%)
 
Protein (12%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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