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    Fiesta quinoa salad is a healthy side dish or a delicious light lunch. Loaded with quinoa, beans, corn, tomatoes, sweet orange pepper, avocado and covered in a creamy cilantro lime vinaigrette dressing!

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/4 cups uncooked quinoa
    • 2 1/2 cups water
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 orange pepper, chopped
    • 1 avocado, chopped
    • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 1 can corn, drained
    • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup light sour cream
    • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
    • 1 teaspoon cumin
    • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
    • zest and juice of 1 lime

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 1
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1685 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 94 g 144.72%
    • Saturated Fat: 18 g 91.4%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 40 mg 13.33%
    • Sodium: 2656 mg 110.67%
    • Calcium: 387 mg 38.74%
    • Potassium: 2081 mg 59.45%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 14 mg 75.5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 178 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 42 g 168.2%
    • Sugar: 34 g
    • Protein: 42 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 62.21%
    • Vitamin C 268.42%
    • 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 - Fat13
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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