Quinoa Summer Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 195.3
  • Total Fat: 10.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 63.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.6 g
  • Protein: 8.2 g

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Introduction

A light, filling luncheon salad A light, filling luncheon salad
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Cooked Quinoa, cooled (1 cup dry)
    Mrs. Dash Table Blend (1/5 tsp.)
    Shelled Edemame (1 cup)
    Chopped Walnuts (1/5 cup)
    Craisins (1/3 cup)
    Light tasting oil (2 Tbsp.)
    Seasoned Rice Wine Vinegar (2 Tbsp.)

Directions

Makes 8 servings:

Cook Quinoa according to package directions, adding Mrs. Dash seasoning at the beginning of the cooking time.

While Quionoa cooks:
* prepare Edemame (I buy a bag of frozen and shelled)
* chop walnuts
* measure out other ingredients

When Quinoa has cooled, place in a serving bowl, stir in the remaining ingredients, then chill and allow time to let craisins soften and flavors to blend. Enjoy anytime! This is a great portable salad for picnics, since there is no mayonnaise to spoil. Add some diced chicken for more protein.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KRISYSILLS.

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