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Levi Brown

Energy-Revving Quinoa

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

Health JULY 2012

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

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

Preparation

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

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 337
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Carbohydrate: 53g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 165mg
  • Calcium: 88mg
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