Warm Quinoa Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 531.8
  • Total Fat: 22.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 35.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 95.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.4 g
  • Protein: 22.4 g

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This recipe is a complete vegetarian meal high in protein. This recipe is a complete vegetarian meal high in protein.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup quinoa, rinsed
    2 cups water or stock
    salt and pepper to taste
    1 medium onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic, chopped
    cup chopped fresh basil
    cup chopped fresh cilantro
    1 tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed and chopped
    1 can adzuki beans, rinsed well
    4 TBS lemon juice
    3 TBS olive oil
    3 cups shredded romaine lettuce
    1 avocado cubed
    1 TBS chopped pumpkin seeds
    salt and pepper to taste



Combine rinsed quinoa, water, onion, garlic, and a little salt in medium saucepan and turn heat to high. Bring to a boil, cover, lower the heat to low, and simmer gently for about 15 minutes. Fluff with fork and transfer to a bowl. Add chopped herbs, tomato, rinsed adzuki beans, 2 TBS lemon juice, 1 TBS olive oil, salt and pepper.
Toss romaine and avocado in rest of lemon juice and 2 TBS olive oil. Season with salt and cracked black pepper. Serve quinoa on bed of salad greens. Sprinkle with chopped pumpkin seeds.
Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TRAVELNISTA.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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