Charred Asparagus, Popped Corn & Quinoa Salad with Lemon Parsley Dressing
Charred Asparagus, Popped Corn & Quinoa Salad with Lemon Parsley Dressing
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This salad is fresh and healthy- made with quinoa and topped with charred asparagus, blistered popped corn and a tangy lemon parsley dressing.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup dry quinoa makes about 2.5 cups cooked, paleo: sub for cauliflower "rice"
    • 2 ears of organic corn Paleo: sub for roasted sweet potato cubes, cut off kernels
    • 1 12 oz package of thin asparagus if you get regular asparagus adjust cooking time, trim ends and cut into 1" lengths
    • ¼ cup of red onion chopped fine
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • dash of salt and pepper
    • optional: ¼ cup of dried figs chopped
    • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1201 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 113 g 174.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 16 g 81%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 64 mg 2.68%
    • Calcium: 214 mg 21.36%
    • Potassium: 978 mg 27.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 49 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 46.76%
    • Sugar: 20 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 26.64%
    • Vitamin C 126.93%
    • 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 - Fat22
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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