Lentil and Quinoa Salad

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This salad is a colorful, healthy addition to any meal. With a combination of bell pepper, quinoa, lentils, and celery � it�s a filling salad with a refreshing crunch.

Recipe by Food for Life instructor Tracy Childs.
Reprinted with permission from PCRM.
Photograph © PCRM.

Makes about 6 servings




Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan and stir in quinoa and cumin. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork, and allow to cool. Gently fold salad ingredients into the quinoa.

Whisk together the dressing ingredients in a separate, small bowl. Fold the dressing into the salad. Chill for several hours.

Add salt and pepper and additional lemon juice. Serve over fresh salad greens, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per serving (1/6 recipe):

calories: 224; fat: 2 g; saturated fat: 0.2 g; calories from fat: 7.9%; cholesterol: 0 mg; protein: 12.3 g; carbohydrates: 41.1 g; sugar: 7.4 g; fiber: 8.3 g; sodium: 279 mg; calcium: 50 mg; iron: 5 mg; vitamin C: 26 mg; beta-carotene: 453 mcg; vitamin E: 1.1 mg

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