Quinoa salad

Quinoa salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 264.6
  • Total Fat: 13.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 9.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 58.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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Introduction

We went to a talk called Super Power Foods by Michelle Bonnarito. She showed us how to cook quinoa. This is a quick fresh salad made with the quinoa We went to a talk called Super Power Foods by Michelle Bonnarito. She showed us how to cook quinoa. This is a quick fresh salad made with the quinoa
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cup dry quinoa
    2 cups water
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    2 plum tomatoes diced
    1 small zucchini, diced
    2 Tbsp lime juice
    4 tsp olive oil
    1 tbsp garlic powder (or use 1 clove fresh)
    1 tsp ground cumin

Directions

Place dry quinoa in dry pan over medium heat. Toast, stirring constantly, until the grains start crackling. Pour 2 cups water and 1 tbsp olive oil over the toasted quinoa and bring to a boil. Cover tightly and reduce to a simmer. Simmer 20 mins. In the meantime, dice the tomatoes and zucchini. Mix lime juice, olive oil and spices. Combine cooked quinoa and vegetables. Pour dressing over mixture and combine. Makes 4 lg servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EMPIERCE.

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