Rainbow Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Rainbow Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 0 min 5 min 1

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, scallion, ramp (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!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 395
Calories from fat 147
Calories from saturated fat 19.6
Total Fat 16.3 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 507 mg
Potassium 971 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 10.1 g
Sugars 9.4 g
Protein 11.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.2
Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 3.6

Energy sources


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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!

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