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Quinoa Salad

00:50:00 10 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
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10 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Quinoa has become a trendy ingredient, but for good reason - it’s easy to prepare, adds great texture and has so many uses. In this make-ahead salad recipe, quinoa is paired with beans, corn, peppers, onions and chopped ham for a tasty side dish.

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  • Bring quinoa and broth to boil in medium saucepan; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. or until quinoa is tender and broth is absorbed; spoon into medium bowl. Cool.
  • Add remaining ingredients just before serving; mix lightly.

Make Ahead

Salad can be made ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.

Food Facts

Quinoa, which contains more protein than any other grain, can be substituted for rice in most recipes. Before using, check the package to see if the quinoa is pre-washed. If not, rinse the quinoa to remove the coating which contains bitter-tasting saponins.


  • 10 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, 3/4 cup (175 mL) each
Calories 190
% Daily Value
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 25g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 4g
Protein 12g
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %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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