Power Up: Quinoa

Power Up: Quinoa

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Asian-Cucumber Quinoa Salad

– Ingredients-

 

Lunch or Dinner, Serves 4

1/2 cup quinoa
1 cup water
1 cucumber, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1/2 red pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 tbsp each soy sauce, sesame oil and rice vinegar
1 tsp liquid honey
1 tsp finely grated ginger root

– Directions –

 

  1. In saucepan, bring quinoa and water to boil; cover, reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Transfer to large bowl; let cool.
  2. Add cucumber, tomato, red pepper, pine nuts, onions, soy sauce, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey, and ginger; toss to combine.
– Nutritional Analysis –

 

Nutritional content per serving: 323 Calories, 12g Fat, 7g Protein, 24g Carbohydrate
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