Rainbow Quinoa Vegetable Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 0 min 1
Rainbow Quinoa Vegetable Salad
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Ingredients


1/2 cup Quinoa, cooked (prepare as per package directions)
1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1 medium Carrots (or use rainbow carrots, spiralized)
1/2 cup chopped Red bell pepper
1/4 cup Navy beans, canned (drained, rinsed, or beans of choice)
1 stalk(s) Green onion (chopped)
2 tbsp Lemon juice (for dressing, as needed)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for dressing, as needed)
1 pinch Sea Salt (to taste)
1 dash Black pepper (to taste)

Instructions


1. Place quinoa, tomatoes, carrots, red bell pepper, beans and scallion in a bowl.

2. Toss with your favourite salad dressing (or just squeeze some fresh lemon juice on top and drizzle a little extra virgin olive oil on top).

Enjoy!

Notes:

Quinoa

is a complete protein and very high in fiber making it great for digestive health!

Carrots

contain beta carotene which gets converted to vitamin A in the body and is great for vision health and skin health

Bell Peppers

are a great source of vitamin C which is an important antioxidant for healthy immunity!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 382
Calories from fat 150
Calories from saturated fat 27
Total Fat 16.6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 515 mg
Potassium 960 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 10.9 g
Sugars 15.0 g
Protein 11.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 3.6

Energy sources


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