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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients
  Quinoa 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Reduced sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chopped drained roasted red bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained (From A 7 Ounce Jar)
  Cubed provolone cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped kalamata olives 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped basil leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Roasted garlic 1 Teaspoon (From 4 Oz Jar)
  Fat free italian dressing 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Rince quinoa in cold water for 1 minute and drain.
2 In a 2-quart saucepan add quinoa and broth and bring to a boil.Reduce heat,cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is tender.Drain and cool for about 45 minutes.
3 In a large serving bowl toss quinoa with remaining ingredients.

SERVING
4 Serve immediately or can be refrigerated for 1-2 hours before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1109 Calories from Fat 402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63.7%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.7 mg16.2%

Sodium 2621.5 mg109.2%

Total Carbohydrates 126 g42.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.6 g50.2%

Sugars 9.2 g

Protein 45 g90.4%

Vitamin A 143.6% Vitamin C 127.7%

Calcium 66.9% Iron 51.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe