Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad

Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad

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Warm Quinoa and Arugula Salad SOSCuisine

A nutty (quinoa), peppery (arugula), and salty (Feta cheese) combination.

4 servings
Preparation 10 min / Cooking 15 min
420 calories per serving 
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Ingredients

1 2/3 cup quinoa   280 g
3 cups water   750 mL
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil   45 mL
4 tsp lemon   1/2 lemon
1 1/3 bunch arugula   200 g
6 tbsp fresh mint, chopped   18 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
120 g feta cheese, light, cut into small cubes    

Before you start

You may serve this salad warm or at room temperature.

Method

  1. Cook the quinoa in the water.
  2. Meanwhile, clean the arugula, chop the mint, then put them in a salad bowl. Pour the oil and lemon juice in a small bowl, add salt and pepper, then beat using a fork until the mixture is well emulsified.
  3. Add the quinoa to the salad bowl. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad then toss well. Add the Feta cheese, adjust the seasoning, then serve.

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Source of :
Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6
Good source of :
Calcium, Fibre, Niacin, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Copper, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin K, Zinc

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Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (140g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

420

Fat

19 g

28 %

Saturated 4.5 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

22 %

Cholesterol

15 mg

Sodium

590 mg

25 %

Carbohydrate

50 g

17 %

Fibre

5 g

21 %

Sugars

1 g

Protein

16 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

10 %

Calcium

15 %

Iron

50 %

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Vegetables | Lunch box | Main courses/Entrées | Salads | Halal | High Calcium | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Vegetarian

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