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Green Quinoa Dinner Salad...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Below, you will find a scrumptious dinner salad..I had this same salad while a way on my vacation, it is scrumptious, Bon Appetite...

Green Quinoa Dinner Salad Serves 6

Ingredients

SALAD

2 ½ cups / 12 oz / 340 gr cooked quinoa (you’ll need to cook a little over 1 cup of quinoa)

1 cup / 4.2 oz / 120 gr celery, diced

½ cup / 7 oz / 200 gr green olives, pitted and chopped

1 ripe avocado, diced

2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped

DRESSING

Juice of 1 lemon

3 tablespoons olive oil

½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt

ground pepper to taste

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Cook quinoa according to package instructions.

Allow to cool and fluff with a fork.

Place quinoa, celery, olives, avocado, parsley and mint in a salad bowl.

Whisk together the dressing ingredients (except the red pepper flakes).

Just before serving toss the quinoa mixture with the dressing.

Sprinkle with red pepper flakes (if using) and serve.

NUTRITION FACTS

One serving of this green quinoa salad (dressing included) has 265 calories, 18 grams of fats, 23 grams of carbs and 5 grams of protein.
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MARGARITTM 2/28/2013 1:02PM

    Sounds fantastic

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 2/28/2013 6:21AM

    A little high on the fat side for me but it sounds good. emoticon

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ROZEEROZ1 2/28/2013 2:27AM

    sounds good

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FLEMIDG 2/28/2013 12:18AM

    Thanks for sharing, Judith. It sounds delicious.

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ANHELIC 2/28/2013 12:13AM

    Sounds really delicious. Thanks for sharing Judith!!!! emoticon

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TIMOTHYNOHE 2/28/2013 12:09AM

    Loving it. Tomorrow being a vegetarian day, I will try this.

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