Healthified Confetti Quinoa Salad

Healthified Confetti Quinoa Salad

Healthified Confetti Quinoa Salad
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100% less sat fat • 28% less sodium than the original recipeĀ— see the comparison. Serve this hearty salad as a side or a light meatless main dish. The quinoa and chickpeas provide as much protein per serving as an ounce of meat. Another bonus: This dish is gluten free.

Ingredients

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine broth and quinoa. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine sweet pepper, tomatoes, chickpeas, green onions, parsley, and mint. Add the cooked quinoa; mix well. Add lemon juice; toss well to mix. Season with salt and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 4 hours before serving.

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