Quinoa is definitely a superfood: A grain-like seed, it's a "complete" protein containing all eight essential amino acids (another plus: it cooks much more quickly than most grains). To create a terrific vegetarian main course, Michael Symon of Cleveland's Lola tosses quinoa with arugula, apple, raisins and fresh herbs, then spoons the salad into a halved baked squash (a great source of iron and vitamins A and C).
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (374g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 96 (24%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 10.7g||14 %|
|Saturated Fat 1.4g||7 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 5.9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.8g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 166.5mg||6 %|
|Potassium 1319.7mg||35 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 68.8g||20 %|
|Dietary Fiber 9.7g||39 %|
|Sugars, other 59.2g|
|Protein 11g||16 %|
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Calories per serving: 400
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