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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*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 100mg33%
Sodium 3215mg140%
Potassium 1632mg47%
Carbohydrates 139g46%
Fiber 16g67%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 3305IU66%
Vitamin C 166mg201%
Calcium 692mg69%
Iron 8.9mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.