Quinoa Salad with Mixed Veggies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 2
Quinoa Salad with Mixed Veggies
Health Rating
Feel free to add any of your favourite veggies!

Ingredients


3/4 cup Quinoa, uncooked (2 cups cooked; Salad)
3 green onion (stem) Green onion, scallion, ramp (chopped finely; Salad)
1 cup, shredded Napa cabbage, raw (Salad)
1/4 cup Button mushrooms (sautéed, sliced thinly; Salad)
1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar (Dressing)
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (Dressing)
3 tbsp Olive oil (Dressing)
1 tsp Honey (Dressing)
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced; Dressing)

Instructions


1. Place all ingredients, prepared as directed into a large bowl and mix.

 

2. Pour dressing over the quinoa and veggies. Serve immediately.

 

 

 

Advanced Preparation

1 - 3 days prior [optional], Quinoa, uncooked 3/4 cup
Instructions:

Cook dry quinoa according to package instructions in low sodium broth.

1 day prior [optional], Apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp
Instructions:

To make dressing: In a small bowl, mix together ingredients for dressing. Store in a glass jar in the fridge until ready to use.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 453
Calories from fat 220
Calories from saturated fat 29.8
Total Fat 24.5 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 16.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 12.3 mg
Potassium 552 mg
Total Carbohydrate 48 g
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Protein 10.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Grain 3.2
Vegetables 1.4

Energy sources


Pygal42%465.2163462223832174.065892985204549%303.97357373111106238.81831818750239%355.5841409677108110.715195155263142%49%9%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

For additional nutrients 

add spinach and kale to the salad - sauté lightly on a medium heated skillet with olive oil for about 3-4 minutes

For additional protein

add your choice of seeds or nuts sprinkled on top of the finished product


Nutritional Highlights

Quinoa

is very high in fiber and is a complete protein, it is low on the glycemic index and naturally gluten-free

Cabbage

is packed with vitamins like vitamin C and vitamin K, it helps to improve digestion and keeps your heart healthy and inflammation in check!

 

 

 

Recipe from:
Salad