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Centsable Health: Asian Quinoa Salad

Asian Quinoa Salad
Makes 6 servings
Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 cup frozen shelled and cooked edamame, thawed
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup shredded carrots

 

For the dressing:

  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds
  • ¼ tsp. grated fresh ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Directions

Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl and set aside.

Whisk together dressing ingredients and pour over salad. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

Nutrition information per serving: 147 calories; 5.2 g fat; 0.6 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 456.5 mg sodium; 19.9 g carbohydrate; 3.8 g fiber; 3.9 g sugar; 6 g protein