Lemon and Quinoa Salad

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salads
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 389.58 kcal


  • Stove


  • 4 cups vegetable broth ••••Click on link for recipe
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables thawed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped, optional


  • In a large stock pot with a lid, add the vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Stir in quinoa, cover, and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed. Stir occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat and mix in remaining ingredients.


ALERT!!!! Because of the higher fat levels this recipe should only be used by those people on the 2000 calorie plan.
This dish is delicious served hot or cold.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Lemon and Quinoa Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 389.58 Calories from Fat 161
% Daily Value*
Fat 17.94g28%
Saturated Fat 2.35g15%
Sodium 181.87mg8%
Potassium 518.66mg15%
Carbohydrates 48.83g16%
Fiber 6.1g25%
Sugar 2.73g3%
Protein 10.27g21%
Vitamin A 196.18IU4%
Vitamin B1 0.22mg15%
Vitamin B2 0.18mg11%
Vitamin B3 1.05mg5%
Vitamin B5 0.56mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.48mg24%
Vitamin C 10.25mg12%
Vitamin E 3.67mg24%
Vitamin K 22.5µg21%
Calcium 66.86mg7%
Copper 0.37mg19%
Folate 133.16µg33%
Iron 4mg22%
Manganese 1.43mg72%
Magnesium 134.91mg34%
Phosphorus 312.87mg31%
Selenium 6.13µg9%
Zinc 2.13mg14%
Ess-Methionine 199.26mg
Ess-Tryptophan 111.06mg
Ess-Threonine 275.06mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 389.24mg
Ess-Arginine 728.86mg
Ess-Lysine 503.93mg
Ess-Leucine 553.33mg
Ess-Isoleucine 332.78mg
Ess-Histidine 265.74mg
Ess-Valine 394.48mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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