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    Southwest Quinoa Salad

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    30 mins

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    Eat Well Meal Plans's Note:

    A vegetarian grain salad with high protein quinoa

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare quinoa according to Basics directions or directions on package. Refer to BASIC RECIPES at www.EatWellMealPlans.com.
    2. 2
      Bring a pot of water to boiling. Add diced sweet potato and cook 12 minutes, until they are tender.
    3. 3
      In a large bowl, combine quinoa, sweet potato, avocado, red pepper, shallot, and cilantro.
    4. 4
      Whisk olive oil, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl. Pour dressing into quinoa mixture and toss to combine. Sprinkle with toasted pumpkin seeds.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 03, 2011

      55

      Great! I added some sauteed, still slightly crunchy chopped kale to the mix and omitted the olive oil in the dressing, I figured the avocado provided enough fat for the dish. It was delicious and I'll definitely make it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwest Quinoa Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (262 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 485.3
     
    Calories from Fat 217
    44%
    Total Fat 24.2 g
    37%
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 367.6 mg
    15%
    Total Carbohydrate 58.9 g
    19%
    Dietary Fiber 10.8 g
    43%
    Sugars 6.1 g
    24%
    Protein 11.7 g
    23%

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