Salads

Grecian Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa is a GREAT choice for salads because, not only is it tasty, it provides all nine essential amino acids making it a perfect protein. This is a great side salad or a lunch on it's own.

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1 1/2 c. uncooked quinoa

3 c. water or chicken broth
2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 T. fresh mint, minced
2 T. lemon juice
1 T. balsamic vinegar
1 t. salt
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
1 c. thinly sliced radicchio
1/2 red or yellow pepper, sliced
1/2 English cucumber, diced
1/3 c. feta cheese
3 T. chopped kalamata olives
1 T. minced shallots
Place quinoa and water or chicken broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool to...
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Nutritions

Calories
485

Sodium
814mg
33% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
63g
21% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV