Greek Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 4
Greek Quinoa Salad
Health Rating
A refreshing quinoa salad to have as a side or on its own!

Ingredients


1 cup Quinoa, uncooked (cook as per package instructions)
1 clove(s) Garlic (for dressing)
3 tbsp Olive oil (for dressing)
3/4 cup Lemon juice (for dressing)
1 tsp Oregano, dried (for dressing)
1 head Baby bok choy (chopped)
2 medium Carrots (sliced into half moons)
1/2 cucumber(s) Cucumber (sliced into half moons)
1/4 cup Kalamata olives (leave whole)
1 head Lettuce, romaine (rinsed and chopped)
1/4 cup Red onion (diced)
1 medium Tomato (diced)
2 tbsp hulled Hemp seeds, shelled
1/4 cup Sunflower seeds (sprinkled on top)

Instructions


  1. Place quinoa in a strainer and rinse under cold running water. Add water and quinoa to a medium saucepan as per package instructions. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook 15 minutes until quinoa is almost translucent.
  2. Spread cooked quinoa on a large dinner plate and place it in the fridge to chill (optional).
  3. Make the dressing by combining olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and garlic. Or use store-bought Greek dressing. Toss with quinoa.
  4. Add vegetables and seeds, and mix with dressing. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 373
Calories from fat 162
Calories from saturated fat 18.3
Total Fat 18.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 133 mg
Potassium 1019 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 9.0 g
Sugars 6.6 g
Protein 12.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 4.2

Energy sources


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