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Tomato-Quinoa Salad

01:00:00 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
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Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
Servings

8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Quinoa has become a trendy ingredient, but for good reason - it’s easy to prepare, adds great texture and is so versatile. In this delicious recipe, the quinoa is prepared with tomato juice for added flavour, then served with a tasty side dish made with black beans, corn and red peppers.

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  • Bring quinoa and tomato juice to boil in medium saucepan; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or until quinoa is tender and tomato juice is completely absorbed. Spoon into medium bowl; cool completely.
  • Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

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.

Variation

Cook 2 ears corn on the cob. Cool, then cut kernels from cobs. Use instead of the canned corn to prepare this colourful salad.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 3.5g
Saturated fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 400mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 4g
Protein 7g
   
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 45 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 20 %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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