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Quinoa Salad

Posted By archives On May 11, 2011 @ 9:32 am In Rice and Grains,Salads | No Comments

Recipe By: Fresh Fields
Serving Size: 8

1 1/2 cups quinoa — uncooked
2 1/2 cups water
6 Tablespoons orange juice
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon sea salt — optional
1/2 cup corn kernels
1/2 cup scallion — sliced
1/2 cup red peppers — diced
2 Tablespoons diced red onion — finely chopped

Bring water to a boil. Add quinoa and return to a boil, add salt, cover, reduce heat and simmer 18 minutes. Turn off heat, let sit 15 minutes (covered). Fluff with a fork in to a bowl to cool. While cooling, fluff occasionally. Mix juices, vinegar and salt together. When quinoa is cooled, add dressing to grain. Fold in vegetables, chill and serve.

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Per serving: 139 Calories (kcal); 2g Total Fat; (12% calories from fat); 5g Protein;
27g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 70mg Sodium


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