Quinoa salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 507.2
  • Total Fat: 30.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 6.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 56.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.2 g
  • Protein: 9.2 g

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A delicious and healthy salad that's good hot or cold A delicious and healthy salad that's good hot or cold
Number of Servings: 4


    1 c dry quinoa
    4 oz. raw pumpkin, in chunks
    1 T honey
    5 T olive oil, divided
    1/2 c chopped walnuts
    1/2 c craisins
    1/4 c chopped fresh mint
    1/2 c chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
    1/4 c lemon juice


You can substitute 4 t of dry mint for the fresh.


Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix honey with pumpkin chunks and put into a pan covered with baking paper. Drizzle 1 T olive oil and a little salt on pumpkin, and bake 20 minutes. In the meantime, boil quinoa in salted water for 10 minutes. Place walnuts, craisins, mint, and parsley in a bowl with the quinoa and pumpkin and mix gentley. Add 4 T of olive oil and the lemon juice, along with salt to taste.

Serving Size: makes 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEENANATAF.

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