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

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 in the fridge to chill. (optional)

3. Make dressing by combining olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, and garlic. Or use Raw Foodz Glorious Greek dressing. Toss with quinoa.

4. Add fixings and mix with dressing.

Enjoy!

Notes:

Nutritional Highlights

Quinoa

is very high in fiber, it is a complete protein and low in the glycemic index

Bok Choy

is a great source of fiber, it is high in folate, calcium and B6

Hemp Seeds

are a complete source of protein providing all essential amino acids


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 385
Calories from fat 162
Calories from saturated fat 18.2
Total Fat 17.9 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 132 mg
Potassium 946 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44 g
Dietary Fiber 8.6 g
Sugars 5.8 g
Protein 11.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.4
Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 3.9

Energy sources


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