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Quinoa Pomegranate Salad


  • Author: Vicky & Ruth
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 6 cups 1x

Description

Bright, colorful and nutrient packed, this super easy Quinoa Pomegranate Salad is the perfect dish to enjoy this fall. Serve it as a side, or make it a light lunch by adding your favorite protein!


Ingredients

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1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed

1/2 tsp salt

1 pomegranate, seeded ( about 1 cup pomegranate seeds)

6 scallions, sliced

2 Persian cucumbers, diced ( about 1 1/2 cups diced)

1 medium apple, diced ( about 1 cup diced)

1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds


Instructions

  1. Combine the rinsed quinoa, 1 1/3 cups of water, and salt in a medium saucepan with a tight lid fit and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed
  2. Once the quinoa is ready, fluff it up with a fork, put the lid back on, and let it sit for 10 minutes
  3. Combine the cooked quinoa and the rest of the ingredients in a large bowl and toss well. Add the dressing and refrigerate until ready to serve
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 187
  • Sugar: 8.4
  • Sodium: 199
  • Fat: 5.2
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4.1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 31
  • Fiber: 5
  • Protein: 6
  • Cholesterol: 0

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