Lemon-Basil Quinoa

90 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

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  • Bring water to boil in small saucepan. Add quinoa; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Spoon into large bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, mix Miracle Whip, Italian dressing and lemon juice until blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Fluff quinoa with fork. Add Miracle Whip mixture and remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

Tabbouleh with a Twist

Substitute 1 cup bulgur for the quinoa and increase water to 2 cups. Bring water to boil. Add to bulgur in large bowl; stir. Refrigerate 30 min. Fluff with fork, then continue as directed.

Healthy Living

This easy-to-make salad, which can be part of a healthy eating plan, gets an exciting new twist from the quinoa.


  • 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1/2 Fats

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 60
% Daily Value
Total fat 1.5g
Saturated fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 50mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fibre 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 6 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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