Beet, Quinoa, and Arugula Salad
Beet, Quinoa, and Arugula Salad
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    This simple beet, quinoa, and arugula salad gets a pop of fresh flavor by sneaking a bit of freshly chopped mint leaves into the simple vinaigrette.

    Ingredients

    • Salad:
    • ½ cup quinoa, rinsed
    • 1 cup vegetable broth
    • 2 cups arugula
    • 2 cups spinach
    • 3-4 roasted yellow beets, thinly sliced
    • 2 carrots, cut into ribbons
    • ¼ cup chopped pecans
    • Dressing:
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
    • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • Dash of salt and ground black pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 918 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 47 g 71.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 3093 mg 128.9%
    • Calcium: 147 mg 14.7%
    • Potassium: 1689 mg 48.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 46.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 106 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 20 g 81.28%
    • Sugar: 33 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 248.75%
    • Vitamin C 38.01%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables7
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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