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    Quinoa Salad With Tahini Dressing

    Quinoa Salad With Tahini Dressing. Photo by Chilicat

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    30 mins

    15 mins

    Lille's Note:

    Adapted from the article Everyday Gluten-Free in the May 2011 issue of Canadian Living. The fresh mint brings this salad to life.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook quinoa according to package directions, using 1/4 teaspoon salt. Let cool.
    2. 2
      In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, tahini, warm water, garlic, cumin, peppers and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
    3. 3
      Stir in cooled quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint and green onions, stirring to coat quinoa and vegetables with dressing.
    4. 4
      This recipe can be refrigerated up to 3 days.
    5. 5
      The original recipe called for 1 cup of canned lentils to be added with vegetables and quinoa and doubled the amounts of lemon juice, olive oil and water for the dressing.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 17, 2011

      55

      This salad is excellent! The tahini gives it an almost creamy mouthfeel and the greens add a nice freshness. The cucumbers, especially, give it a great crunchy texture that adds a lot of interest to the dish. This recipe is a keeper - I'll be making it on a regular basis for sure!

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    • on April 14, 2011

      55

      This is Delicious, Healthy, Refreshing and Easy. I'm always looking for a new way to use Quinoa. This is great for Summer but perfect anytime. Thanks SO much for sharing Lille : )

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    Nutritional Facts for Quinoa Salad With Tahini Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (140 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 333.5
     
    Calories from Fat 152
    45%
    Total Fat 16.9 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 318.8 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.1 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 6.6 g
    26%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 10.3 g
    20%

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