Sweet Potato Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Maple Dressing
Sweet Potato Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Maple Dressing
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  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This healthy Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad with cranberries, pepitas and maple dressing is filled with complete protein, antioxidants and makes a delicious main or side dish – warm or cold. This recipe is from the cookbook Rush Hour Meals and is quickly prepared like every single recipe in the book.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
    • 1-1/2 cups reduced sodium vegetable (or chicken) stock
    • ½ cup dried unsweetened cranberries
    • ¼ cup finely sliced green onion
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro or basil leaves
    • ¼ cup unsalted roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
    • salt & pepper
    • ½ teaspoon minced garlic (I used my garlic press)
    • ¼ teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
    • 4 teaspoons pure maple syrup
    • 1-1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 260 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 11 g 16.34%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.52%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 29 mg 9.8%
    • Sodium: 47 mg 1.96%
    • Calcium: 31 mg 3.06%
    • Potassium: 278 mg 7.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.13%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.14%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 2.57%
    • Vitamin C 5.25%
    • Vitamin D 0.44%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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