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Veggie Quinoa Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Veggie Quinoa Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Side Dish | Serves: 8

(149 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 150
Protein: 4 g
Carbs: 27 g
Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 139 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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Get your whole grains and veggies in one dish! Quinoa is a South American grain that has a nutty taste, fluffy texture, is a good source of fiber and is higher
1 cup uncooked Quinoa
2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 cucumber, peeled and chopped
3 celery stalks, chopped
1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup green onions, sliced
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
The juice of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 Rinse quinoa in a strainer. Combine quinoa and vegetable broth in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until all the broth is absorbed.
2 Transfer quinoa in to a large bowl. Add the tomatoes, cucumber, celery, parsley, green onion, cranberries and garlic.
3 Drizzle lemon juice and olive oil over the mixture. Toss salad to mix well.
4 If possible chill for an hour before serving.
5 Use this as a main dish and serve over salad greens and add garbanzo beans, grilled tofu or chicken.

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(149 ratings)
Substitute olive oil with avocado oil!
Reviewed By: petraluchova
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