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Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad

It’s summer and we are all trying to stay fit, trim and healthy.  Alter Eco Foods was kind enough to share a fantastic recipe to make that just a little bit easier for you.  Take a peek at this super easy Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad.  It doesn’t get much easier than this.  Happy Healthy Eating! 

 

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad 

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Summer Quinoa Salad
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
20 min
1721 calories
289 g
0 g
48 g
65 g
8 g
876 g
3072 g
19 g
0 g
38 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
876g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1721
Calories from Fat 427
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 48g
74%
Saturated Fat 8g
38%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 13g
Monounsaturated Fat 25g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3072mg
128%
Total Carbohydrates 289g
96%
Dietary Fiber 56g
226%
Sugars 19g
Protein 65g
Vitamin A
32%
Vitamin C
110%
Calcium
179%
Iron
441%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 cups Alter Eco Rainbow Quinoa
  2. 1 teaspoon salt
  3. 2 cups fresh or frozen corn
  4. 1 cup tightly packed basil leaves, finely chopped
  5. 1/2 cup roasted red peppers
  6. 1/2 cup diced red onion
  7. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  8. 3 to 5 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (1 or 2 lemons)
Instructions
  1. Rinse Quinoa thoroughly in cool water and drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine quinoa, salt and 3 cups water.
  3. Bring to boil over high heat.
  4. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add corn, cover and cook until water is absorbed.
  6. Let cool, then transfer mixture to large serving bowl.
  7. Toss well with fork, fluffing
  8. quinoa. Add basil, peppers and onion.
  9. Stir in oil and enough lemon juice to give salad a distinct lemony edge.
  10. Adjust seasons to taste.
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calories
1721
fat
48g
protein
65g
carbs
289g
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