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Makes: 6 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
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Quinoa Salad
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Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 15 minutesTotal time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

S A L A D
1 cup
quinoa (dry)
2 cups
water or low-sodium vegetable broth
2
large carrots, peeled and diced
3
large celery stalks, diced
1
large red bell pepper, seeded and diced
3
green onions, sliced
3 Tablespoons
minced parsley
D R E S S I N G
1⁄2 cup
rice vinegar
2 Tablespoons
water
1 Tablespoon
vegetable oil
2 cloves
garlic, finely chopped or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh wire strainer under running water for 1 minute.
  2. Bring the water or broth and quinoa to a boil in a 2-3 quart saucepan. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all the vegetables in a salad bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients. Add to the vegetables.
  5. Add quinoa and stir gently to combine.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
2/3 cup
Nutritional Label: 
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  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk
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