Crunchy Thai Peanut & Quinoa Salad

Crunchy Thai Peanut & Quinoa Salad
Crunchy Thai Peanut & Quinoa Salad
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This Thai-flavored salad recipe is made with carrots, cabbage, snow peas, and quinoa, tossed in delicious peanut sauce. This healthy salad is vegan, gluten free, and packs well for lunch. Recipe yields 4 salads.

    Ingredients

    • ¾ cup uncooked quinoa or millet
    • 1 ½ cups water
    • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
    • 1 cup grated carrot
    • 1 cup thinly sliced snow peas or sugar snap peas
    • ½ cup chopped cilantro
    • ¼ cup thinly sliced green onion
    • ¼ cup chopped roasted and salted peanuts, for garnish
    • ¼ cup smooth peanut butter
    • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
    • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
    • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger (I love ginger so I used 2 teaspoons)
    • ½ lime, juiced (about 1 ½ tablespoons)
    • Pinch of red pepper flakes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 741 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 54 g 82.88%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 41.26%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1348 mg 56.15%
    • Calcium: 151 mg 15.07%
    • Potassium: 841 mg 24.02%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 48 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 10 g 41.1%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 107.3%
    • Vitamin C 68.5%
    • 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 - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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