Toasted Quinoa And Avocado Salad Recipe

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Toasted Quinoa And Avocado Salad
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  1. Heat the canola oil in a saucepan.
  2. Add the quinoa and toast, stirring constantly, until golden brown.
  3. Add the onions, garlic, and oregano, and stir until aromatic.
  4. Add the stock and bring to a simmer.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cover tightly and cook for 20 minutes, or until the grain is tender.
  6. Spread the mixture on a sheet pan to cool. Then scoop everything into a bowl and fold in the cucumbers, tomatoes, cooked beans, onions, mint, jalapeños, and cilantro.
  7. Season with the juice of one lime.
  8. Gently fold in the avocado.
  9. Serve with endive leaves as shown in the photograph.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 217.65 Kcal (911 kJ)
Calories from fat 93.59 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.4g 16%
Cholesterol 2.48mg 1%
Sodium 271.38mg 11%
Potassium 571.83mg 12%
Total Carbs 26.2g 9%
Sugars 4.71g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5.51g 22%
Protein 7.11g 14%
Vitamin C 16.4mg 27%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 12.6mg 70%
Calcium 38.9mg 4%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 90.2 Kcal (378 kJ)
Calories from fat 38.79 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.31g 16%
Cholesterol 1.03mg 1%
Sodium 112.47mg 11%
Potassium 236.99mg 12%
Total Carbs 10.86g 9%
Sugars 1.95g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2.28g 22%
Protein 2.95g 14%
Vitamin C 6.8mg 27%
Iron 5.2mg 70%
Calcium 16.1mg 4%

* 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

  • 4.4
  • 6

Good Points

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

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