Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing
Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing
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    Spring is in the air with this Spring Vegetable Quinoa Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing! With asparagus, sun-dried tomatoes, and a lemon basil dressing it will make you feel like the sun is shining more and more with every bite.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
    • 2 tbsp olive oil+1/4 cup olive oil, divided (or oil from sun-dried tomato jar)
    • 1 bunch lacinato kale, chopped and steamed
    • 2 cups cooked chickpeas
    • ½ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
    • ? cup kalamata olives, halved
    • salt and black pepper, to taste
    • ¼ cup lemon juice
    • ¼ cup sliced basil
    • 1 garlic clove, chopped
    • 2 tsp honey

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 406 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 20.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1254 mg 52.25%
    • Calcium: 121 mg 12.09%
    • Potassium: 824 mg 23.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 37.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 63 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 8 g 33.16%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 25.25%
    • Vitamin C 56.79%
    • Vitamin D 3.33%
    • * 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 - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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