Energy-Revving Quinoa

Photo: Levi Brown

This meatless meal of Energy-Revving Quinoa keeps you energized between meals or after a workout.


Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Nutritional Information

Calories 337
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 53 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 165 mg
Calcium 88 mg


1 cup cooked quinoa
1/3 cup canned low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
1 small tomato, chopped
1 scallion, sliced
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Pinch of salt
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper


In a medium bowl, gently toss all ingredients to combine.


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July 2012
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