One-Pot Sweet & Spiced Quinoa Lentil Salad

One-Pot Sweet & Spiced Quinoa Lentil Salad
One-Pot Sweet & Spiced Quinoa Lentil Salad
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This flavorful salad is perfect for meal-prep and can be served warm or cold. It is incredibly satisfying and loaded with plant-based protein and fiber. The fresh parsley, fresh cilantro, green onions, red onions, fresh lime juice, maple syrup and ground spices provide loads of flavor. There is absolutely nothing bland about this colorful dish!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 red onion, diced
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon curry powder
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 cup uncooked white quinoa
    • ½ cup French green lentils (or black lentils)
    • 3 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 6 green onions, ends removed and diced
    • 1 cup fresh cilantro, large stems removed and chopped
    • 1 cup fresh parsley, large stems removed and chopped
    • ½ cup sliced almonds
    • ½ cup dried mixed berries or dried cranberries
    • 1 juicy lime, juiced
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 480 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 426 mg 17.76%
    • Calcium: 180 mg 17.96%
    • Potassium: 663 mg 18.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 6 mg 33.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 81 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 14 g 56.96%
    • Sugar: 31 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 32.68%
    • Vitamin C 83.44%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables5
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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