Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Savor the flavors of the Mediterranean with this whole grain salad.
- Prep Time : 15 min
- Cook Time : 22 min
- Ready Time : 37 min
- Serving Size: 1 cup
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1/3 cup apricot or mango chutney
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup California natural raisins
- 1/2 cup California golden raisins
- 1/2 cup cooked garbanzo beans
- 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
- 1/3 cup minced red onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- Freshly ground pepper; to taste
Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Rinse quinoa and drain well. Add to boiling water; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff with fork and cool.
Meanwhile, whisk together chutney, lime juice, olive oil, and salt. Stir into cooked quinoa along with remaining ingredients. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving
Calories 280 (21% from fat); Total Fat 7g (sat 1g, mono 4g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 0mg; Protein 6g; Carbohydrate 51g; (Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 23g; ); Iron 4mg; Sodium 140mg; Calcium 57mg; Potassium 551mg
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