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Minted Quinoa Fruit Salad

 

44

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

¼ teaspoon salt
6 ounces quinoa
uncooked
cup mint leaves
chopped
*
¼ cup yogurt
vanilla, lowfat
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 ½ cups strawberries
sliced
2 medium kiwi fruit
pared and sliced
*
1 cup mandarin oranges
canned, drained, sections
*

Directions

In a medium saucepan, bring 2 cups water and the salt to a boil; add quinoa.

Reduce the heat to low; simmer 15 minutes, until quinoa is translucent.

In a food processor or blender, combine mint, yogurt and juice, purée until smooth.

Set aside.

Set aside six strawberry slices and three kiwi slices for garnish.

In large serving bowl, combine the remaining strawberries, the remaining kiwi and the mandarin orange sections.

Pour yogurt sauce over fruit mixture; toss to coat.

Add cooked quinoa; toss gently to mix well.

Garnish with reserved strawberry and kiwi slices.

Refrigerate, covered 1 to 2 hours, until thoroughly chilled.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 117g (4.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15015% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 5% Iron 18%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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