Festive Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 6
Festive Quinoa Salad
Health Highlights


1 cup Quinoa, uncooked (combination or white and red, or just one kinf)
1/2 cube Beef bouillon, dry, Knorr
1 whole orange(s) Orange peel (zest)
1 piece, 1-inch Ginger root (peeled and sliced or finely grated)
1/2 cup seeds Pomegranate seeds
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)
1/4 cup Green onion (chopped )
1/2 cup Black beans, canned (or corn )
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing)
1 whole orange(s) Orange juice (for dressing)
1 whole lime(s) Lime juice (fresh) (for dressing)
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (for dressing)


Cooke quinoa in 1 1/4 cup water with 1/2 bouillon cube for 20, until all water is absorbed. 

In the meantime combine dressing ingredients and set aside.

When quinoa is cooked and cooled, add remaining ingredients. Add dressing and toss together. 

Other add-in ideas: feta, diced dry apricots and nuts

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 228
Calories from fat 101
Calories from saturated fat 14.1
Total Fat 11.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.1 g
Cholesterol 0.8 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Potassium 324 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28.2 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 5.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 0.3

Energy sources