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Heart Healthy Recipe: Cold Quinoa Salad

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COLD QUINOA SALAD

 

3         cups vegetable stock
1 ½ cups dried quinoa
¼    cup chopped green onion
½    tsp minced garlic
3          tsp chopped pimento
1          tsp salt
1/3  cup olive oil
2/3 cup white balsamic vinegar

 

In a large saucepan, bring the vegetable stock and quinoa to a boil.

Stir briefly, add onion, garlic

Cover, and simmer until liquid nearly all absorbed by the quinoa (grains will open)

Once cooled on stove, put in serving dish

Add salt, pimento, olive oil and balsamic vinegar, stirring in gently

Serve cold

Additional options:
Blanched baby asparagus tips
Canned black beans
Grape tomato halves
Broiled chicken slices

375 calories per serving
9 grams protein
40 grams carbohydrates
18 grams fat (minimal saturated)
0 gluten