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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 272.0
  • Total Fat: 16.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.7 mg
  • Sodium: 324.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g

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Quinoa Salad

Submitted by: BUDGETMOM
Quinoa Salad

Introduction

This is a basic recipe. Veggies, nuts, herbs, vinegars can all be switched up to create new recipes.. This is a basic recipe. Veggies, nuts, herbs, vinegars can all be switched up to create new recipes..
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cups Chicken Broth, vegetable broth OR water
    1 cup quinoa
    2 cups frozen peas, thawed
    1/4 cup diced onion
    3 Tbsp EVOO
    3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
    1/2 cup chopped parsley
    1/2 cup toasted chopped almonds
    salt & pepper to taste


Tips

optional: dried fruits (1/4 cup)
Additional veggies such as cucumber, tomatoes, peppers, asparagus, mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, carrots, green beans, corn, squash, pumpkin, sweet potato may be added along with or instead of peas - up to 4 cups veggies total.


Directions

Cook quinoa in broth OR water according to directions, allow to cool. Meanwhile combine the remaining ingredients exept for almonds and parsley. Toss in the cooled quinoa and stir in nuts and herbs, adding salt and pepper to taste. Serve chilled wih fresh lemon.

Serving Size: 6 cups, 1 cup per serving






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