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Energy-Revving Quinoa

Photo: Levi Brown

Yield Makes 1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
This meatless meal of Energy-Revving Quinoa keeps you energized between meals or after a workout.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

Cook's Notes

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