Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

This salad is filled with fiber and healthy fat. Feel free to use any whole grain in place of quinoa to mix it up while still maintaining the heart benefits. You can also substitute other unsalted nuts or dried fruits.

Yield

Serves 2

Ingredients

½ cup quinoa
1 cup water
1 14.4-ounce bag frozen stir-fry vegetables
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts
¼ cup raisins
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon curry powder

Instructions

  1. In small pot over medium-high heat, bring quinoa and water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, cover, and simmer until liquid is completely absorbed, 10 to 20 minutes. Remove pot from heat, keeping it covered, and let stand 5 minutes. Uncover and fluff quinoa with a fork.
  2. Steam or microwave frozen vegetables according to package directions.
  3. Combine quinoa, vegetables, and remaining ingredients in large bowl and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories

430 calories

Carbohydrates

67g

Fat

12g

Fiber

12g

Protein

14g

Saturated Fat

1.5g

Sodium

110mg

Sugar

27g

Diets

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