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Incredible Saffron Quinoa with Asparagus & Tuna

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This Incredible Saffron Quinoa Recipe with Asparagus & Tuna is the ideal dish to make on a busy weeknight or for a sunday lunch. Loaded with layers of flavors, easy to make and done in 30 minutes.

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2 tbsp extra virgin Spanish olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 small onion
1/2 red bell pepper
8 stalks fresh asparagus
2 cups water
1/2 tsp Golden saffron threads
1 cup quinoa
2 small tins Spanish tuna in olive oil
pinch sea salt
pinch freshly cracked black pepper
handful fresh chives
  1. Rinse 8 stalks of asparagus under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels, then cut off about 2 inches from the root of each stalk and cut the asparagus into 1-inch pieces, fincely dice 1/2...
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Nutritions

Calories
2298

Sodium
32mg
1% DV

Fat
211g
325% DV

Protein
28g
56% DV

Carbs
91g
31% DV

Fiber
23g
93% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV