Summer Squash and Red Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
Summer Squash and Red Quinoa Salad with Walnuts
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 55 min
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  • Summary

    For this pretty side or meatless main salad, use medium and small squash for the best flavor. Quinoa and walnuts (or a grain and nut of your choosing) add heft.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup red or other quinoa, rinsed in a fine-mesh sieve, drained
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning
    • 1 pound assorted summer squash
    • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan plus 1/4 cup shaved with a peeler
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon Sherry vinegar
    • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
    • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted
    • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, torn

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 384 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 48.64%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 20.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 2 mg 0.72%
    • Sodium: 1014 mg 42.27%
    • Calcium: 66 mg 6.64%
    • Potassium: 407 mg 11.64%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.19%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 21 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 17.65%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 20.68%
    • Vitamin C 51.07%
    • Vitamin D 0.13%
    • * 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 - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • 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 - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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