Protein Packed Grain Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 40 min 3
Protein Packed Grain Salad
Health Rating

Ingredients


1/4 cup Brown rice, short-grain, dry
1/4 cup Red rice, sprouted, dry
1/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked (rinsed)
1/2 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)
2 pepper(s) Roasted red peppers, canned (chopped)
8 heart Artichoke hearts, canned (chopped)
1 bunch Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1/4 cup Pine nuts, dried
1 tsp Sea salt
1 tsp Black pepper

Instructions


1. Combine the brown and red rice together in a medium size pot with 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 15 minutes and then add the quinoa and another cup of water. Cook for another 10 minutes or so. You may need to add another ¼ cup water. While the grains are cooking prepare the rest of your ingredients.

2. Once the grains are cooked, remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes.

3. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 371
Calories from fat 89
Calories from saturated fat 12.2
Total Fat 9.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 1488 mg
Potassium 816 mg
Total Carbohydrate 57 g
Dietary Fiber 12.4 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Protein 13.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 2.3

Energy sources


Pygal61%462.2102334815776225.6845239641175224%292.7310914622031204.1760613893782515%340.88693943461556116.449182097138161%24%15%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Quinoa

is a complete protein and high in fiber - fiber promotes healthy digestion!

Chickpeas

are an important source of plant-based protein!

 

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