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Makes
Serves: 4
Level
very easy
Prep Time
15
Total Time
40

Ingredients

1/2 cup
quinoa
125 mL
1 cup
chicken broth
250 mL
1
green onion, finely sliced
1/2
carrot, finely chopped
1/2
red pepper, finely chopped
1/2
zucchini, finely chopped
1/4 cup
lightly packed fresh basil leaves
60 mL
1 tbsp
white wine vinegar
15 mL
1 tsp
maple syrup or honey
5 mL
1 tsp
Dijon mustard
5 mL
2 tbsp
olive oil
30 mL

Method

Step 1
In a saucepan, bring quinoa and chicken broth to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 min. or until liquid absorbs. Remove from heat and keep covered at least 15 min. to steam quinoa.
Step 2
In a large bowl, combine green onion, carrot, red pepper and zucchini. Set aside.
Step 3
In a small food processor or blender, add basil, vinegar, maple syrup or honey and mustard. Process until basil is finely chopped. Add olive oil and pulse just until mixed. Mix quinoa and dressing into vegetables.
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Characteristics

Kid-Friendly Potluck Salads

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
1/4 of the recipe
Calories:
160
Fat:
8 g
Saturated Fat:
1 g
Carbs:
18 g
Protein:
4 g
Fiber:
2 g
Sodium:
170 mg