Quick & Healthy Quinoa Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.1
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.4 mg
  • Sodium: 670.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 13.2 g

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Quinoa is so versatile - almost anything tastes great with it Quinoa is so versatile - almost anything tastes great with it
Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup uncooked quinoa
    1 cup water
    1 cup chicken broth
    2 oz Fat Free Feta cheese
    1 can (15oz) chick peas
    1 -2 TBSP dried flaked onion
    2-4 TBSP light Balsamic Vinaigrette
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    Red pepper flakes to taste


Bring 1 cup dry quinoa, 1 cup chicken broth and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat, cover and simmer according to package directions (12-15 mins) until liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked. Remove from heat and remove lid.
Mix in flaked onion.
Drain and rinse 1 can of chick peas with cold water. Drain well and add to quinoa mix.
Crumble feta cheese and add to quinoa.
Add light balsamic vinaigrette (or other light oil based dressing) and mix well.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Chill or serve warm.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JSAYS1.

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