Courtesy of Wilkinson Pharmacy Inc
http://www.wilkinsonpharmacy.com

Quinoa Cucumber Salad

Diet Type: Low Fat

Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  pinch of salt
  1/2 medium red onion, diced
  2 teaspoons Umeboshi Paste
  1 cup Quinoa
  18 ounces water
  1 kirby cucumber, peeled and diced
  1/2 cup parsley, chopped
 
Directions:

Roast Quinoa in cooking pot over medium heat, stirring constantly untillightly toasted and fragrant. Add water and salt, cover and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer about 25 minutes. Meanwhile, mix Umeboshi Paste with cucumber and onion. When Quinoa is done, turn out into a large bowl and let cool a bit. Add parsley, cucumber and onion to grain and toss to mix.

Servings: 4

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 175
Calories from Fat 23
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g4%
  Saturated Fat 0g2%
  Mono Fat 1g 
Sodium 292mg12%
Total Carbs 32g11%
  Dietary Fiber 3g14%
Protein 6g 
Iron30%
Calcium5%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C14%
Vitamin E1%
Vitamin A4%
Selenium0%
Manganese50%
Copper20%
Zinc11%
Pantothenic acid6%
Niacin7%
Riboflavin12%
Thiamin7%
Folate10%
Potassium13%
Phosphorus19%
Magnesium25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.