Quinoa Salad With Tahini Dressing Recipe

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Quinoa Salad With Tahini Dressing
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  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, using 1/4 teaspoon salt. Let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, oil, tahini, warm water, garlic, cumin, peppers and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  3. Stir in cooled quinoa, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley, mint and green onions, stirring to coat quinoa and vegetables with dressing.
  4. This recipe can be refrigerated up to 3 days.
  5. The original recipe called for 1 cup of canned lentils to be added with vegetables and quinoa and doubled the amounts of lemon juice, olive oil and water for the dressing.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 248.17 Kcal (1039 kJ)
Calories from fat 105.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.78g 18%
Sodium 208.6mg 9%
Potassium 343.81mg 7%
Total Carbs 29.36g 10%
Sugars 4.47g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4.55g 18%
Protein 6.39g 13%
Vitamin C 17.3mg 29%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 22%
Iron 92.3mg 513%
Calcium 75.6mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 125.16 Kcal (524 kJ)
Calories from fat 53.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.94g 18%
Sodium 105.2mg 9%
Potassium 173.38mg 7%
Total Carbs 14.81g 10%
Sugars 2.26g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2.3g 18%
Protein 3.22g 13%
Vitamin C 8.7mg 29%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 22%
Iron 46.6mg 513%
Calcium 38.1mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.1
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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