Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
DishSpeciality
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Quinoa1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
 Reduced sodium chicken broth2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chopped drained roasted red bell pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained (From A 7 Ounce Jar)
 Cubed provolone cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chopped kalamata olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chopped basil leaves2 Tablespoon
 Roasted garlic1 Teaspoon (From 4 Oz Jar)
 Fat free italian dressing2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1109 Calories from Fat 402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.7%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.7 mg

Sodium 2621.5 mg109.2%

Total Carbohydrates 126 g42.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.2%

Sugars 9.2 g

Protein 45 g90.4%

Vitamin A 143.6% Vitamin C 127.7%

Calcium 66.9% Iron 51.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1 Rince quinoa in cold water for 1 minute and drain.
2 In a 2-quart saucepan add quinoa and broth and bring to a boil.Reduce heat,cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is tender.Drain and cool for about 45 minutes.
3 In a large serving bowl toss quinoa with remaining ingredients.

SERVING
4 Serve immediately or can be refrigerated for 1-2 hours before serving.
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