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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 181.5
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 198.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 4.1 g

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Quinoa Salad

Submitted by: LISSA1944

Introduction

Using the super food quinoa, (KEEN wah ) this recipe is open to many personalized variations. The vegetables can be changed according to what you have on hand and also according to your personal tastes. The dressing recipe I used is also given below.

Quinoa Salad
1.5 cups quinoa rinsed well
3 cups water or broth
.5 cup Basic Salad Dressing ( see recipe below )
one orange, red or yellow pepper, diced fine
1/2 of a cucumber, diced fine (@1/2 cup)
1/2 cup finely diced red onion
5 green onions with 5 inches of tops, chopped fine
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp dried dill weed
After rinsing the quinoa, add the broth or water to it and bring it to a boil in the pot. Reduce and simmer for @ 15 minutes, as in making rice, until the water is absorbed. keep the pot covered. Place the quinoa in a large bowl to cool slightly and then add the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and the remaining ingredients. Add more dressing or seasonings to taste. Change the vegetables for different varieties of flavor.
Approximately 10-12 servings

Dressing1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
Shake together and refrigerate. Shake before using.
1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash Original spice seasoning
Using the super food quinoa, (KEEN wah ) this recipe is open to many personalized variations. The vegetables can be changed according to what you have on hand and also according to your personal tastes. The dressing recipe I used is also given below.

Quinoa Salad
1.5 cups quinoa rinsed well
3 cups water or broth
.5 cup Basic Salad Dressing ( see recipe below )
one orange, red or yellow pepper, diced fine
1/2 of a cucumber, diced fine (@1/2 cup)
1/2 cup finely diced red onion
5 green onions with 5 inches of tops, chopped fine
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp dried dill weed
After rinsing the quinoa, add the broth or water to it and bring it to a boil in the pot. Reduce and simmer for @ 15 minutes, as in making rice, until the water is absorbed. keep the pot covered. Place the quinoa in a large bowl to cool slightly and then add the 1/2 cup of salad dressing and the remaining ingredients. Add more dressing or seasonings to taste. Change the vegetables for different varieties of flavor.
Approximately 10-12 servings

Dressing1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
Shake together and refrigerate. Shake before using.
1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash Original spice seasoning

Number of Servings: 12

Ingredients

    Simple Salad Dressing
    1/2 C olive oil
    1/4 C red wine vinegar
    1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
    1/2 tsp Mrs Dash Original
    1/2 tsp dry mustard
    Mix together and refrigerate. Shake before using.

    QUINOA SALAD
    1.5 Cups of rinsed quinoa
    3 cups of water or broth
    1/2 cup simple salad dressing
    1 diced orange bell pepper
    1/2 c diced cucumber
    1/2 c diced red onion
    5 green onions and tops diced fine
    1/4 cup fresh parsley diced fine
    1TBSP dried dill weed

Directions



Serving Size: @ 3/4 cup

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LISSA1944.






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