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Lemon-Basil Quinoa
Lemon-Basil Quinoa

Lemon-Basil Quinoa

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Healthy Living
Cook Minutes 1 Hr 30 Min
Prep : 15 Min Cook: 1 Hr 15 Min
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12 Servings
Original recipe yields 12 Servings
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1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cup quinoa, uncooked, rinsed
2 Tbsp. Miracle Whip Calorie-Wise Spread
2 Tbsp. Kraft Extra Virgin Olive Oil Tuscan Italian Dressing
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup chopped seeded peeled English cucumbers
8 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
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Step 1
Bring water to boil in small saucepan. Add quinoa; cover. Simmer on low heat 15 min. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 min. Spoon into large bowl. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Step 2
Meanwhile, mix Miracle Whip, Italian dressing and lemon juice until blended. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Step 3
Fluff quinoa with fork. Add Miracle Whip mixture and remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Tabbouleh with a Twist
Substitute 1 cup bulgur for the quinoa and increase water to 2 cups. Bring water to boil. Add to bulgur in large bowl; stir. Refrigerate 30 min. Fluff with fork, then continue as directed.
Healthy Living
This easy-to-make salad, which can be part of a healthy eating plan, gets an exciting new twist from the quinoa.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 1.5 g
Saturated fat 0 g
0 %
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 50 mg
2 %
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A
4 %
Vitamin C
10 %
2 %
6 %
12 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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