Asian Quinoa Broccoli Slaw

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 20 min 6
Asian Quinoa Broccoli Slaw
Health Rating

Ingredients


2 cup Broccoli, raw (SEE ADVANCE PREP INSTRUCTIONS)
2 cup shredded Red cabbage (for coleslaw, see prep for broccoli)
2 cup Cauliflower (shredded, for coleslaw, see prep for broccoli)
2 cup whole Snow peas, raw (sliced)
1 bunch Green onion, scallion, ramp (sliced on an angle)
2 cup Quinoa, cooked (and cooled)
2 tbsp Orange juice (for dressing, SEE ADVANCE PREP INSTRUCTIONS)
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh) (for dressing)
1/4 cup Soy sauce, low sodium (for dressing)
2 tbsp Rice wine vinegar (for dressing)
2 tbsp unpacked Brown sugar (for dressing)
1 tsp Sesame oil (for dressing)
1/2 cup Grape seed oil (for dressing, or any oil of preference)
1/2 cup Slivered almonds (optional)

Instructions


1. In a large bowl, combine shredded broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, sliced snow peas, scallions and cooked and cooled quinoa. 

2. Pour dressing over and mix to combine.

3. Top with sliced almonds (optional). 

Advanced Preparation

1 day prior [optional], Broccoli, raw 2 cup
Instructions:

Use food processor with a shredding disk to shred the broccoli, cabbage, and cauliflower. It only takes a couple minutes, but if you don't have a food processor you can buy packaged broccoli slaw (12 oz), and use a knife to chop the cabbage and cauliflower.

1 - 3 days prior [optional], Quinoa, cooked 2 cup
Instructions:

Cook 3/4 cup dry quinoa according to package instructions (will yield 2 cups cooked). You can use water or broth.

1 - 2 days prior [optional], Orange juice 2 tbsp
Instructions:

In a mason jar with tight fitting lid, combine orange juice, lime juice, tamari, rice wine vinegar, brown sugar, sesame oil, grape seed oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Screw the lid on tightly and shake until combined.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 370
Calories from fat 224
Calories from saturated fat 21.0
Total Fat 24.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 14.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 391 mg
Potassium 541 mg
Total Carbohydrate 27.8 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Sugars 7.4 g
Protein 7.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.9
Meat Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 2.4

Energy sources


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Notes:

Serve immediately or keep in fridge until ready to serve. 

If making ahead, hold off on topping with almonds until just before serving.

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Main
Salad