Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas

Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas
Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas
  • prep: 50 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    This scallop-studded quinoa salad gets an exciting texture from crunchy snow peas, red bell pepper and scallions. Feel free to substitute shrimp or thin slices of chicken for the scallops.

    Ingredients

    • 12 ounces dry sea scallops, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, or dry bay scallops (see Note)
    • 4 teaspoons reduced-sodium tamari, or soy sauce, divided
    • 4 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
    • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed well (see Tip)
    • 2 teaspoons grated or minced garlic
    • 3 cups water
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup trimmed and diagonally sliced snow peas, (1/2 inch thick)
    • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
    • 1 cup thinly sliced scallions
    • 1/3 cup finely diced red bell pepper
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 375 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.02%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.4%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 19 mg 6.47%
    • Sodium: 856 mg 35.68%
    • Calcium: 43 mg 4.34%
    • Potassium: 307 mg 8.78%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 40 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.64%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 9.81%
    • Vitamin C 27.96%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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