Quinoa Salad

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


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, scallion, ramp ((sliced, keep green and white separated))


  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).



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


is a complete protein and also high in fiber!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 194
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 11.8
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.8 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 127 mg
Potassium 525 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25.3 g
Dietary Fiber 5.0 g
Sugars 6.3 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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