Quinoa Salad


Quinoa Salad

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 20
4 c. chicken stock or water
2 c. quinoa
Zest and juice of 2 lemons
⅓ c. (0.75 oz) chopped fresh basil
¼ c. sugar
½ c. white vinegar
1 c. olive oil
1 c. golden raisins
1 red pepper, diced
1 bunch(es) green onions, chopped
1 c. (4 oz) chopped walnuts


  1. Bring stock with quinoa to a boil. Simmer 3 to 4 minutes or until most of the water has been absorbed. Place quinoa in a large bowl, cover and chill in the refrigerator while assembling the rest of the salad.
  2. In a small bowl, mix lemon juice and zest with vinegar, sugar and basil. Slowly add the olive oil; set aside.
  3. Add raisins, peppers and nuts to the chilled quinoa. Drizzle with vinaigrette. Rfrigerate until serving.

Nutrition facts


240 Calories per serving

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 116mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 4g

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Hy-Vee chefs.