Serves: 6 | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 15 minutes
Crimson Quinoa

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Eden Quinoa, washed and drained
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 pinch Eden Sea Salt
  • 1 cup cooked diced beets
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, packed and finely minced
  • 1/2 cup scallions, chopped
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp Eden Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed, or to taste
  • 3 cups baby salad greens, for garnish
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned, for garnish

Directions

Place quinoa, water and salt in a saucepan and cook as package directs. Remove, fluff up the quinoa, stir in the beets until all the grains turn scarlet. Stir in the parsley, scallions, olive oil and lemon juice. Serve on a bed of salad greens surrounded with carrot sticks. May be served warm, room temperature or chilled. Additional lemon juice and Eden Sea Salt may be added, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per serving - 258 calories, 9 gram fat (33% calories from fat), 8 gram protein, 35 gram carbohydrate, 13 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 64 milligram sodium

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