Quinoa with Corn, Scallions, and Mint

30 mins (prep 30)
11 ingredients
makes 8 servings
Steamed quinoa has an unbelievably light and fluffy texture. If you can get fresh-picked corn, you can add it to the salad raw—even without cooking, the kernels will be sweet and tender.

Categories:  american , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (49.69 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 61.51 Calories from Fat 8.01
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.89g 10.99%
Saturated Fat 0.11g 4.36%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 148.68mg 49.56%
Total Carbohydrate 11.47g 30.59%
Dietary Fiber 1.34 g 42.81%
Sugars 1.92 g %
Protein 2.06g 32.9%
Vitamin A 3.16IU% Vitamin C 0.01mg%
Calcium 8.75mg% Iron 0.71mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ears corn, fresh lemon zest, fresh lemon juice, mild, chopped fresh mint