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Simple Quinoa Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 6

I think the name says it all. Simple. I love simple. ...MORE+ LESS-

TBSP Kari
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups quinoa
3
cups water
1
large handful fresh cilantro
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
haas avocado
1
drizzlel honey or agave nectar (optional)
1 1/2
cups grape tomatoes
1
lemon or lime

Steps

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  • 1
    First, rinse quinoa thoroughly in a small strainer. Bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Put quinoa in water and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until all water is absorbed (10-15 minutes).
  • 2
    While the quinoa is cooking, halve your tomatoes and cut up your avocado and cilantro.
  • 3
    Once the quinoa is cooked, drizzle with olive oil and agave or honey and sprinkle with salt, pepper.
  • 4
    Stir up the quinoa to release some heat and bring to room temp.
  • 5
    Stir in avocado, tomato and cilantro, squeeze your citrus over this, toss and enjoy!
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5g
21%
Sugars
4g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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