Mediterranean 3 Bean Quinoa Salad


PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES

PREP TIME: 20 MINUTES

Courtesy of: Dawn Nieves

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) READ 3 Bean Salad

  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes

  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa

  • 1/2 cup chopped olives

  • 1/2 cup diced bell pepper, any color

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley

DIRECTIONS

Makes 8 servings.

  1. Drain bean salad; reserve 3 tablespoons liquid.

  2. In large bowl, combine bean salad, tomatoes, feta cheese, quinoa, olives and bell pepper.

  3. Add reserved bean liquid, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar. Stir gently to coat ingredients.

  4. Top with cilantro or parsley. Serve immediately.


NUTRITION INFORMATION

Nutrition information per serving (1/8 of recipe): 150 calories; 5g protein; 20g carbohydrate; 5g fat; 425mg sodium; 20mg cholesterol; 3g dietary fiber; 1.59mg iron; 0.07mg thaimin; 771.64IU vitamin A; 19.64mg vitamin C.