Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette
Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette
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  • Ingredients

    • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed (or pre-washed)
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips
    • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
    • 1 English cucumber, seeded and diced
    • 2 scallions, white and green parts, finely sliced
    • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
    • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint or basil (optional)
    • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, from 3-4 limes
    • 2-1/2 teaspoons Asian fish sauce
    • 1-1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 2 tablespoons sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (use less if you don't like heat)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 524 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1198 mg 49.9%
    • Calcium: 252 mg 25.18%
    • Potassium: 1305 mg 37.28%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 56.22%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 83 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 53.24%
    • Sugar: 17 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 78.35%
    • Vitamin C 220.05%
    • 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 - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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