Lemon Cumin Quinoa
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A fragrant combination of quinoa with lemon, cumin, scallions, avocado, raisins and apricots.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 20 mins 15 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. In a medium bowl, soak the raisins and apricots in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
2. In a 2-quart saucepan, bring 2 cups water, the quinoa, and 1/2 teaspoon salt to a boil over high heat.
3. Cover, reduce the heat to medium low, and simmer until the water is absorbed and the quinoa is translucent and tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
4. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and turn it out on a baking sheet to cool at room temperature.
5. Finely grate the zest from the lemon and then squeeze 1 tablespoon juice in a small bowl, whisk the lemon zest and juice with the olive oil, coriander, cumin, paprika and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
6. In a large bowl, toss the vinaigrette with the quinoa, raisins, apricots, avocado, scallions and almonds.
7. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
Nutrition summary
There are 347 calories in 1 serving of Lemon Cumin Quinoa.
Calorie split: 31% fat, 60% carbs, 8% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
347
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
12.88g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
2.345g
Monounsaturated Fat
7.421g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
598mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
55.53g
20%
Dietary Fiber
7.8g
28%
Sugars
16.66g
Protein
7.73g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
58mg
5%
Iron
5.27mg
29%
Potassium
860mg
18%
Vitamin A
40mcg
4%
Vitamin C
13.9mg
15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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