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Confetti Quinoa Salad

A colorful side to complement any entrée. It’s good for you, too—featuring protein-rich grains and edamame.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked quinoa
2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® frozen organic shelled edamame
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
3/4
cup Italian or Greek vinaigrette dressing
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
1
yellow bell pepper, chopped

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Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat quinoa, water and salt to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Cool at least 30 minutes.
  • 2 Cook and drain edamame as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, toss quinoa, edamame and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat quinoa, water and salt to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until quinoa is tender. Cool at least 30 minutes.
  • 2 Cook and drain edamame as directed on bag. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  • 3 In large serving bowl, toss quinoa, edamame and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate 1 to 2 hours before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Quinoa is a nutritional powerhouse! It has a terrific balance of amino acids, and it is high in fiber, iron, phosphorus and magnesium. To top it off, it is one of the fastest-cooking whole grains.

If quinoa isn’t available, use 3 cups cooked couscous, preferably whole wheat, instead.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.