Spinach-Quinoa Salad With Cherries and Almonds

75 mins (prep 15, cooking 60)
12 ingredients
6 servings
Haven't tried this yet, but it looks delicious. Can also use either couscous or bulgur, if you like. Cooking time includes chilling the completed salad in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to allow the flavors to develop. From VT July/Aug 2006

Categories:  salad , side-dish , pasta,-rice-and-grains , fruit , low-sat.-fat , <-4-hours , low-in... , low-sodium , time-to-make , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , pitted-fruits , grains , beans , vegetarian , cherries , chickpeas~garbanzos ,
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Serving Size (254.61 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 382.65 Calories from Fat 113.49
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.61g 116.38%
Saturated Fat 1.58g 47.36%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 33.2mg 8.3%
Total Carbohydrate 53.53g 107.06%
Dietary Fiber 13.87 g 332.84%
Sugars 8.04 g %
Protein 16.06g 192.76%
Vitamin A 987.59IU% Vitamin C 5.96mg%
Calcium 97.61mg% Iron 5.44mg%
*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:
sliced almonds, dried cherries, plain low-fat yogurt, fresh lemon juice