• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This tasty quinoa dish is a perfect addition to any meal and is great for packing in lunches!

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups dry quinoa (, or wild rice)
    • 4 cups water
    • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice ((about 3 lemons))
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 cup minced scallions (, white and green parts)
    • 1 cup fresh dill (, chopped)
    • 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley (, chopped)
    • 1 cucumber (, chopped)
    • 1/2 red onion (, chopped)
    • 1 large red pepper (, roasted and chopped)
    • 10-15 olives (, chopped (I recommend Castelvetrano))
    • 2 teaspoons sea salt (, plus more to taste)
    • fresh black pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 430 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 15 g 23.19%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.56%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1055 mg 43.98%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.35%
    • Potassium: 555 mg 15.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 64 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 24.97%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 34.88%
    • Vitamin C 45.85%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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