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Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Barrett

Barrett

This is a salad with quinoa. It is a grain that is similar to rice and couscous and is available in most health food stores.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 250 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 6 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the quinoa and water and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat stirring often, until tender, about 12 minutes. Drain and cool completely.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the kumquats, cilantro, olive oil, lemon juice and salt. Allow to steep for 5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, pear and cucumber. Add the dressing and toss well. Add the watercress and toss again and serve.
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LORIKAE
19

LORIKAE

11/28/2005

I love quinoa and I loved this recipe. It was a hit at Thanksgiving this year with a huge family that had never had quinoa before! I doubled the pears and used an entire pint-package of kumquats. I also used more like 3 c. watercress and an entire bunch of cilantro because that's what I had. Lastly, I used only 1 T. of the olive oil.

Norma Bridge
16

Norma Bridge

2/3/2004

A wonderful and refreshing salad with quinoa, fairly simple to make. I added more kumquats and chopped pair for 'sweetness' and color.

crackedglass
15

crackedglass

1/10/2005

If I could give this more stars, I would. This is my current absolute favorite salad! You've got to try it.

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