Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
44 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This salad uses quinoa, which gives a nice texture and mild nutty flavor to the dish. Best served chilled, this salad is wonderful for picnics.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
4 cups
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, and the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Scrape the quinoa into a large bowl, and refrigerate until cold.

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  • Stir the garbanzo beans, cranberries, raisins, almonds, mint, coriander, cumin, and olive oil into the quinoa. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

212 calories; protein 5.8g; carbohydrates 36.6g; fat 5.4g; sodium 112.3mg. Full Nutrition
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