Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup
Serves: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 3.5g 4%
Saturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate: 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber: 5g 18%
Sugars: 6g 12%
Protein: 5g 10%


  1. In a fine mesh sieve, thoroughly rinse 1 cup of quinoa under cold water until the water runs clear.
  2. Place quinoa in a medium saucepan with 1 1⁄4 cups water or vegetable broth and bring to a fast simmer.
  3. Cover with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce heat to maintain a low simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat (keep covered) and steam for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
  5. In a large bowl, toss green salad, scallion and cucumber with cooled quinoa and add your favorite salad dressing. Top with dried cranberry and toasted almonds.