Tomato and Quinoa Salad with Avocado

Tomato and Quinoa Salad with Avocado
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 325.2
  • Total Fat: 12.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 484.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 10.9 g

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Introduction

Tasty summer lunch Tasty summer lunch
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    1.75 cup Bush's Garbanzos (chickpeas)
    20 leaves Basil
    1 cup Ancient Harvest Traditional Whole Grain Quinoa, 1 serving =.25 cup dry
    1 tbsp Olive Oil
    4 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
    2 clove Garlic
    1 small Onions, raw
    1 medium Cucumber (peeled)
    1 fruit without skin and seeds Avocados, California (Haas)
    1 tsp Better than Bouillon Vegetable Base
    4 plum tomato Red Ripe Tomatoes
    1 tsp Oregano, ground
    0.5 tsp Sage, ground

Directions

Chop up onion and use a garlic press for the garlic.
Put into saucepan with 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.
Add quinoa and better than boullion and simmer until soft.
Dice the cucumber, tomato, and fresh basil and put into a bowl with oil, beans, vinegar, and herbs.
Add cooked quinoa and top with avocado.

Serving Size: Makes 5 servings (about 1.5 cups)

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MOUNTAINGIRL121.

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