Asian Plum Quinoa Salad

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Asian Quinoa

I found I had quinoa in my pantry the other day while looking for some baking supplies. Score! I have plums I have quinoa that means it’s time to make a salad.

You can make this earlier in the day or even the day before if you like the longer you let it sit the more the flavors mingle.

I have the recipe calories figured out as a side dish, but this would also be a great lunch with a chicken breast. For lunch I would use two servings so double the nutritional facts.

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Asian Plum Quinoa Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 cup plums dice

Directions

  1. Heat sesame oil in pan, stir in the quinoa, onion, and garlic cook 2 minutes until toasted.
  2. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  3. Cover with a tight fitting lid and turn the heat down to simmer cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Chill quinoa in fridge for 1/2 an hour
  5. Toss with plums and vinegar. Serve chilled

[box]Servings 4 | Calories: 82 | Fat: 2 | Carbohydrate: 14 | Fiber: 1 | Protein: 3[/box]

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