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Kids Love Quinoa

Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Quinoa
Servings 4
Calories 468kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cucumber (8-1/4") cucumber
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/2 cup, chopped walnuts
  • 4 cup spinach

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions. 1/2 cup yields  2 cups cooked. 
  • Slice and quarter cucumber and thinly slice carrots.  (Something fun I do with my carrots is to cut them into hearts!) Place vegetables in a mixing bowl. 
  • In a smaller bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and Italian seasoning; toss with vegetables, quinoa, cranberries and walnuts.
  • Serve salad over a bed of spinach.    

Nutrition

Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 51mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 33g