Quinoa Greek Salad

Quinoa Greek Salad

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 15 min

Standing 10 min

330 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 1/3 cup chicken broth   330 mL
2/3 cup quinoa   120 g
4 mini-tomatoes (cherry, miniature or grape)   1/4 cup
1/2 carrots, grated   50 g
1/2 yellow or red sweet peppers, diced   100 g
1/4 cucumbers, medium size, cut into thin rounds   65 g
1/4 red onions, thinly sliced   40 g
1 tbsp Italian parsley, fresh, chopped   5 g
1 1/2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped   5 g
1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil   30 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
2 cups baby spinach   35 g

Method

  1. Cook the quinoa in the broth then let it cool down 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare the vegetables: Seed, core and dice the pepper; thinly slice the onion; grate the carrot; cut the cucumber into thin rounds; chop the herbs. Place the vegetables in a large bowl, then add the quinoa.
  3. Put the oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk, using a fork, until it is emulsified. Pour over the salad.
  4. Gently toss to combine. Add the baby spinach, then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (340g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

330

Fat

17 g

26 %

Saturated 2 g
+ Trans 0 g

11 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

40 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

41 g

14 %

Fibre

5 g

21 %

Sugars

5 g

Protein

8 g

Vitamin A

70 %

Vitamin C

150 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

35 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 2 servings
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

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

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Lunch box | Halal | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Low Sodium

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