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Quinoa Garden Salad

Makes: 4 to 6 servings
Prep 25 mins Chill 2 hrs to 4 hrs
Quinoa Garden Salad
  • 1  cup  water
  • 1/2  cup  quinoa, well rinsed
  • 1  cup  chopped green, yellow, and/or orange sweet pepper
  • 2  tomatoes, chopped
  • 1  cup  canned garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • 1/2  cup  chopped green onions
  • 2  tablespoons  chopped fresh parsley
  • 2  tablespoons  chopped fresh mint
  • 2  tablespoons  lemon juice
  •  Salt
  •  Ground black pepper

1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and quinoa. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and set aside.

2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine sweet pepper, tomatoes, garbanzo beans, green onions, parsley, and mint. Add the cooked quinoa; mix well. Add lemon juice; toss well to mix. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (Quinoa Garden Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 178,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 34,
  • fiber (g) 6,
  • pro. (g) 9,
  • sodium (mg) 339,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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