Quinoa Garden Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 148.0
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 11.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.6 g
  • Protein: 7.2 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup water
    1/2 cup quinoa, well rinsed
    1 cup chopped green, yellow, and/or orange sweet pepper
    2 tomatoes, chopped
    1 cup canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas), black beans or kidney beans, rinsed and drained
    1/2 cup chopped green onions
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    Ground black pepper


In a small saucepan, combine the water and quinoa. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and set aside.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine sweet pepper, tomatoes, beans, green onions, parsley, and mint. Add the cooked quinoa; mix well. Add lemon juice; toss well to mix. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours before serving.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUZYBEE30.

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