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Zesty Quinoa

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Zesty Quinoa
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 430kcal



  • Cook quinoa according to package directions, using chicken broth instead of water and adding parsley once it boils. Set aside to cool.
  • Meanwhile, chop onion, celery, and tomatoes. Drain and rinse beans. Zest and juice lemon.
  • Place the cooled quinoa into a large bowl. Gently stir in onion, celery, tomatoes, black beans, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon lemon zest, cranberries, oil, and almonds. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.


Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 551mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 22g