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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
Ingredients:
• 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucum...
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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

  1. 1. Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Ingredients: • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucumber • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese • 1/4 cup chopped red onion Directions: • Cook quinoa according to package directions, adding the salt. • Meanwhile, combine cucumber, drained tomatoes, olives, cheese and onion in large bowl; set aside. • Spread cooked quinoa in 13x9-inch baking dish. Cool slightly in refrigerator 5 minutes. Add quinoa to vegetable mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until cold. • Cook's Tips • Quinoa typically is found in the rice and pasta section of supermarkets. Rinse well before cooking to remove the natural bitter coating, if it is not pre-washed. Quinoa can be cooked the day before and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, if desired. HealthWaves Wellness Coordinator, Marianna . marianna.vaughan@ngc.com 224-625-5250, H6496 Nutrition Facts: Calories 120 Total fat 4 g Saturated fat 1 g Cholesterol 6 mg Sodium 359 mg Carbohydrate 17 g Dietary fiber 3 g Sugars 2 g Protein 4 g Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7% Calcium 6% Iron 7% Recipe From Readyseteat.com Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Ingredients: • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucumber • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese • 1/4 cup chopped red onion Directions: • Cook quinoa according to package directions, adding the salt. • Meanwhile, combine cucumber, drained tomatoes, olives, cheese and onion in large bowl; set aside. • Spread cooked quinoa in 13x9-inch baking dish. Cool slightly in refrigerator 5 minutes. Add quinoa to vegetable mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until cold. • Cook's Tips • Quinoa typically is found in the rice and pasta section of supermarkets. Rinse well before cooking to remove the natural bitter coating, if it is not pre-washed. Quinoa can be cooked the day before and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, if desired. HealthWaves Wellness Coordinator, Marianna . marianna.vaughan@ngc.com 224-625-5250, H6496 Nutrition Facts: Calories 120 Total fat 4 g Saturated fat 1 g Cholesterol 6 mg Sodium 359 mg Carbohydrate 17 g Dietary fiber 3 g Sugars 2 g Protein 4 g Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7% Calcium 6% Iron 7% Recipe From Readyseteat.com Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Ingredients: • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucumber • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese • 1/4 cup chopped red onion Directions: • Cook quinoa according to package directions, adding the salt. • Meanwhile, combine cucumber, drained tomatoes, olives, cheese and onion in large bowl; set aside. • Spread cooked quinoa in 13x9-inch baking dish. Cool slightly in refrigerator 5 minutes. Add quinoa to vegetable mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until cold. • Cook's Tips • Quinoa typically is found in the rice and pasta section of supermarkets. Rinse well before cooking to remove the natural bitter coating, if it is not pre-washed. Quinoa can be cooked the day before and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, if desired. HealthWaves Wellness Coordinator, Marianna . marianna.vaughan@ngc.com 224-625-5250, H6496 Nutrition Facts: Calories 120 Total fat 4 g Saturated fat 1 g Cholesterol 6 mg Sodium 359 mg Carbohydrate 17 g Dietary fiber 3 g Sugars 2 g Protein 4 g Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7% Calcium 6% Iron 7% Recipe From Readyseteat.com Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Ingredients: • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup diced, seeded, unpeeled cucumber • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, drained • 1 can (2.25 oz each) sliced ripe olives, drained • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese • 1/4 cup chopped red onion Directions: • Cook quinoa according to package directions, adding the salt. • Meanwhile, combine cucumber, drained tomatoes, olives, cheese and onion in large bowl; set aside. • Spread cooked quinoa in 13x9-inch baking dish. Cool slightly in refrigerator 5 minutes. Add quinoa to vegetable mixture; toss gently to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until cold. • Cook's Tips • Quinoa typically is found in the rice and pasta section of supermarkets. Rinse well before cooking to remove the natural bitter coating, if it is not pre-washed. Quinoa can be cooked the day before and stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator, if desired. HealthWaves Wellness Coordinator, Marianna . marianna.vaughan@ngc.com 224-625-5250, H6496 Nutrition Facts: Calories 120 Total fat 4 g Saturated fat 1 g Cholesterol 6 mg Sodium 359 mg Carbohydrate 17 g Dietary fiber 3 g Sugars 2 g Protein 4 g Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7% Calcium 6% Iron 7% Recipe From Readyseteat.com

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