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Posted 02 November 2017 - 07:19 PM

Quinoa & Smoked Tofu Salad

 

 

INGREDIENTS
  •         2 cups water
  •         3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  •         1 cup quinoa, rinsed well .
  •         1/4 cup lemon juice
  •         3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  •         2 small cloves garlic, minced
  •         1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  •         1 170 grams or 225 grams package baked smoked tofu, , diced
  •         1 small yellow bell pepper, diced
  •         1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  •         1 cup diced cucumber
  •         1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  •         1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
 

   

INSTRUCTIONS

1.      Bring water and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add quinoa and return to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook until the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20                   minutes. Spread the quinoa on a baking sheet to cool for 10 minutes.

2.      Meanwhile, whisk lemon juice, oil, garlic, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add the cooled quinoa, tofu, bell pepper, tomatoes, cucumber, parsley and mint;    toss well to combine.

 

 NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Makes: 6 servings, about 1 1/3 cups each

·         Saturated fat 1 g

·         Mono Fat 6 g

·         Calories 245

·         Fat 11 g

·         Dietary fibre 5 g

·         Cholesterol 10 mg

·         Carbohydrates 29 g

·         Protein 10 g

·         Sodium 374 mg

·         Potassium 502 mg

 

 

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