Quinoa Summer Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 55.8
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 2.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 0.6 g

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Athough a summer salad, this is good the whole year through. Athough a summer salad, this is good the whole year through.
Number of Servings: 8


    Garlic, 2 clove
    Lemon Juice, 2 tbsp
    Quinoa, 1 serving
    Cucumber (with peel), 1 cucumber. sliced and halved
    Bell Peppers, 1 cup, chopped (green/red/yellow mixed)
    Broccoli, fresh, 1/2 cup, chopped, lightly steamed
    Extra Light Olive Oil, 1 tbsp


Cook quinoa until light and fluffy, generally about 10-15 minutes, over medium heat. As quinoa cooks, make dressing with the oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt/pepper. Allow quinoa to cool once cooking is complete. toss with peppers and cucumber and add dressing. Mix well. Serves 8

Serving Size: Serves 8

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WILLBOYWONDER.

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  • The flavors were so fresh and bright. If I closed my eyes I could have sworn I was in some Mediterranean bistro enjoying a nice light lunch or dinner salad. - 7/28/11

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