Cranberry & Cilantro Quinoa Salad

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Serving: 8

Featured in the Living Well Eating Smart newsletter issue #71 (May 18th – July 12th, 2017).

Recipe and image from the Cranberry Marketing Committee. For other flavor-packed recipes, visit their website.

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1. Wash hands with soap and water.

2. Rinse fresh produce.

3. Cook quinoa according to package directions.

4. Remove from heat and transfer to a medium bowl. Cool to room temperature or cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

5. Once cooled, stir in cranberries, carrots, peppers, onion and cilantro to quinoa until mixed.

6. In a small bowl, mix together lime juice, oil, salt and ground red pepper. Pour over quinoa-cranberry mixture and toss to coat evenly.

7. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving. Note: Does not have to be served cold.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories 167
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 117 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g