1. Rinse the quinoa well in a sieve under cool running water. In a saucepan, bring water to boil, add quinoa, cover, and simmer on low heat until all of the water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, about 10-15 mins. Allow to cool for 15 mins. 2. In small bowl, combine oil, lime juice, cumin, coriander, cilantro and scallions. Stir in beans, tomatoes, peppers and chiles. Add cooled quinoa, and salt and pepper and combine thoroughly. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with lemon or lime wedges. Per 11-oz serving: 197 calories, 2.8g fat (13%CFF) 0 chol, 389mg sodium Suggestions: Serve as side dish with "Seitan Fajitas" or as main dish with "Zucchini with Cilantro Sauce" or soup. Contributor: "Moosewood Restaurants Low-Fat Favorites" Preparation Time: 00:30 Posted to Digest eat-lf.v097.n016 by Cathleen
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|Serving Size: 1 Side dishe (274g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 20 (10%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 2.2g||3 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.3g||2 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.6g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.9g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 89mg||3 %|
|Potassium 728.8mg||19 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 38.2g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 10.6g||43 %|
|Sugars, other 27.5g|
|Protein 11.4g||16 %|
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Calories per serving: 210
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