Citrus, Avocado and Quinoa Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Citrus, Avocado and Quinoa Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
Citrus, Avocado and Quinoa Salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Cooked quinoa tossed with a fresh cilantro-lime vinaigrette, topped with oranges, red pepper, and avocado.

    Ingredients

    • For Citrus, Avocado and Quinoa Salad:
    • 1 cup cooked quinoa
    • 1 red bell pepper, diced
    • 2-3 green onions, white and green parts, thinly sliced
    • 1 avocado, thinly sliced or diced
    • 1-2 navel oranges, peeled and thinly sliced crosswise or into segments
    • 4 ounces fresh baby spinach
    • For Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette:
    • Juice of 2 limes
    • 4 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • ½ teaspoons honey or agave
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ cup packed fresh cilantro, finely chopped
    • For garnish:
    • sprinkle cayenne pepper
    • smoked sea salt
    • extra green onions

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 391 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 221 mg 9.23%
    • Calcium: 82 mg 8.19%
    • Potassium: 523 mg 14.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.93%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 34.03%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 6 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 50.46%
    • Vitamin C 225.56%
    • 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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