Quinoa and Avocado Salad with Dried Fruit, Toasted Almonds and Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette
Quinoa and Avocado Salad with Dried Fruit, Toasted Almonds and Lime-Cumin Vinaigrette
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  • Summary

    Versatile salad or side featuring earthy quinoa, creamy avocado, sweet fruit, and zesty lime

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons dried cherries
    • 1 tablespoon raisins (dark and/or golden)
    • 2 tablespoons dried apricot halves, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup quinoa (dry)
    • 1 large lime, zest plus 1 tablespoon juice
    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • ¼ teaspoon ground coriander
    • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
    • ¼ teaspoon paprika
    • ¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
    • 2 medium avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into ½-inch chunks
    • 2 medium scallions, thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
    • freshly ground black pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 613 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.94%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 22.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 12 mg 4%
    • Sodium: 366 mg 15.24%
    • Calcium: 439 mg 43.95%
    • Potassium: 1461 mg 41.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 11 mg 61.97%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 98 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 28 g 113.66%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 26.51%
    • Vitamin C 8.77%
    • 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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