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Craving Quinoa

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa
Servings: 4
Calories: 416kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1/2 medium bell pepper, red
  • 1/2 medium zucchini
  • 1 medium carrot

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon parsley, fresh
  • 6 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 ounce vinegar, white wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon mustard, dijon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 2 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1 medium cucumber

Instructions

  • Prepare quinoa as directed on the package.
  • Chop the celery, red pepper, zucchini and carrot. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium. Add veggies to hot oil and saute for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from heat. Allow to cool and then toss together with the quinoa.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, add to quinoa, toss to evenly coat.
  • Serve with applesauce and cucumber slices.

Nutrition

Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 176mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g