Apple-Curry Quinoa Salad

Apple-Curry Quinoa Salad

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  • Preparation Time

    15 mins

  • Cooking Time

    25 mins

  • Recipe Serves

    6

Ingredients


  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) ground ginger
  • 1 cup (250 mL) quinoa, rinsed according to package directions
  • 1 3/4 cups (425 mL) low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 apple or green or red, cored and cut in dices
  • 1/4 tsp. (1 mL) sea salt
  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) finely chopped fresh parsley leaves

Preparation

Step 1

Melt Becel® Buttery Taste margarine over medium heat in medium saucepan and cook onion, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 2

Stir in curry, chili powder and ginger and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Step 3

Stir in quinoa and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.

Step 4

Stir in broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered until liquid is almost absorbed, about 15 minutes.

Step 5

Stir in apple and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until all liquid is absorbed, about 4 minutes. Stir in parsley. Serve chilled or room temperature.

Recipe Tip:

*Becel® Gold in Quebec.

TIP: Have some leftover? This recipe makes the perfect lunch for the next day.


TIP: Good source of protein, iron and fibers: 1/2 cup (125 mL) cooked quinoa is a good and easy way to have a healthy portion of grains. Add apples, sprinkle some spices et you have a fantastic meal full of flavors and textures and nutrients.

Nutritional Information:

Recipe : Apple-Curry Quinoa Salad
Recipe Serves : 6

1 servingAmount% Daily Value
Calories:180  
Calories from Fat:50  
Total Fat:6 g 
Saturated Fat:1 g 
Trans Fat:0 g 
Polyunsaturated Fat:2 g 
Monounsaturated Fat:2.7 g 
Cholesterol:0 mg 
Sodium:140 mg 
Total Carbs:26 g 
Dietary Fiber:3 g 
Sugars:4 g 
Protein:6 g 
Vitamin A: 6 %
Vitamin C: 8 %
Calcium: 4 %
Iron: 15 %
Potassium:349 mg 
Omega-3:0.3 g 
Omega-6:1 g 
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