Quinoa Salad With Tomato And Avocados

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Salad With Tomato And Avocados
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 15%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 medium ripe Avocado From Mexico, cubed
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp of chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa. In a small saucepan combine the
  2. quinoa and water. Bring to a boil, then cover and turn down to simmer until all the water has been absorbed.
  3. Approximately 8-12 minutes. Let the quinoa cool before making this salad.
  4. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and toss well. Top with chopped nuts.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Salad With Tomato And Avocados
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 15%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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