• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This VEGAN QUINOA SALAD is my favorite packed lunch, loaded with plant-based protein. Easy to make with lemon juice, fresh herbs, and crunchy veggies!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups dry quinoa (, rinsed)
    • 4 cups water
    • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice ((about 3 lemons))
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 cup minced scallions (, white and green parts)
    • 1 cup fresh dill (, chopped )
    • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley (, chopped)
    • 1 large cucumber (, chopped)
    • 1/2 red onion (, chopped)
    • 1 large red pepper (, chopped)
    • 10 olives, sliced ((optional))
    • fine sea salt
    • fresh black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 458 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 32 mg 1.35%
    • Calcium: 94 mg 9.36%
    • Potassium: 683 mg 19.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 29.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 59 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.17%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 34.46%
    • Vitamin C 51.75%
    • 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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