Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 20 min 4
Quinoa Salad
Health Highlights
Easy Asian salad, loaded with fresh vegetables, quinoa, cashews, and sesame seeds in a Sesame Ginger dressing. Add chicken or pork for added protein.

Ingredients


1 cup Quinoa, cooked (cooked)
6 cup shredded Red cabbage (red or green)
1 cup grated Carrots (shredded)
1/3 cup Cashew nuts, salted (chopped, toasted))
1 tbsp Sesame seeds, black ((toasted))
2 green onion (stem) Green onion ((sliced, keep green and white separated))

Instructions


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine CABBAGE, cooked QUINOA, CARROTS, CILANTRO, CASHEWS, SESAME SEEDS, and GREEN ONIONS (whites); cover and refrigerate until ready to dress with vinaigrette.
  2. In a mixing bowl or glass, whisk together RICE VINEGAR, GINGER, GARLIC, AGAVE, SALT, and PEPPER.
  3. Slowly drizzle in the OLIVE OIL and SESAME OIL, continually whisking until well-blended and creamy.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use; garnish with GREEN ONION (green part).

Notes:

Cabbage

is a great source of fiber which helps to promote healthy digestion!

Quinoa

is a complete protein and also high in fiber!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 184
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 12.1
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 132 mg
Potassium 513 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.5 g
Dietary Fiber 5.2 g
Sugars 6.7 g
Protein 6.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 0.7
Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 2.8

Energy sources


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