Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Quinoa, a protein-rich grain is paired with California plums, walnuts and bell peppers in this refreshing salad. Serve as a light lunch or a side dish for a grilled summer meal.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
12 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 32 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse quinoa and drain well. Add to boiling water; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let chill for about 30 minutes. Stir together quinoa, plums, walnuts, peppers and onions in a medium bowl. Whisk together remaining ingredients in a small bowl and pour over salad; toss well to coat all ingredients with dressing. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

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Nutrition Facts

347 calories; protein 6.9g; carbohydrates 32g; fat 22.3g; sodium 104.2mg. Full Nutrition
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