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Caramelized carrots and fresh, juicy grapes lend a welcome sweetness to this quinoa.

Recipe by Cooking Light September 2014

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Credit: Squire Fox; Styling: Carla Gonzales-Hart

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450°.

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  • Combine carrot, oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray; toss to coat. Bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until tender.

  • Combine remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, yogurt, and next 5 ingredients (through pepper) in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add carrot, quinoa, and next 5 ingredients (through almonds); toss. Place 1 cup salad greens in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with about 1 1/2 cups quinoa mixture.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

371 calories; fat 12.3g; saturated fat 1.6g; mono fat 6.2g; poly fat 2g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 44g; fiber 7g; cholesterol 51mg; iron 3mg; sodium 502mg; calcium 142mg.
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