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rainbow quinoa salad
Summer Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Beat the heat with quinoa!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa salad with feta cheese, summer salad
Calories: 1042 kcal
Author: Desarae
Ingredients
  • 1 cup dried quinoa
  • 2 cups broth I like to use knorrs and water
  • 1 to mato
  • 1/3 red bell pepper
  • 1/3 yellow bell pepper
  • 1/3 green bell pepper
  • 1 small red onion
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 stalk of celery
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • juice of one lime
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa in broth. Set aside to cool.
  2. Drain can of black beans, then rinse.
  3. Finely dice all veggies.
  4. Toss together all chopped ingredients
  5. Mix with fresh lime juice
  6. Top with avocado and feta cheese
  7. Salt and pepper to taste
  8. *to cook quinoa in pressure cooker add 1 cup quinoa, 1 1/2 cups broth, cook on rice setting for 1 minute and natural release.
Nutrition Facts
Summer Quinoa Salad with Feta Cheese
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 1042 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 18g 90%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 3215mg 134%
Potassium 1632mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 139g 46%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 17g
Protein 42g 84%
Vitamin A 66.1%
Vitamin C 201.2%
Calcium 69.2%
Iron 49.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.