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Healthy Quinoa Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: quinoa salad
Servings: 3
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Uma Srinivas

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Quinoa
  • 1 medium sized cucumber
  • 1-2 carrots
  • 10 small tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans
  • Pink salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • Salad dressing :
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 4 mint leaves finely chopped

Instructions

  • Place a 3 cups of water over medium heat and add the washed and drained Quinoa.
  • Cook for 15 minutes or until they are tender.
  • Now chop all the veggies in your preferred sizes and place aside.
  • To prepare the dressing: Whisk the lemon Juice with olive oil, chopped mint leaves, red chili flakes and salt.
  • Mix the veggies and quinoa with the dressing and stir well.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 179 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 148mg6%
Potassium 339mg10%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 3790IU76%
Vitamin C 5.9mg7%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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