Colorful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach
Colorful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    Reset with this healthy beet salad recipe featuring superfoods like carrot, quinoa, spinach, edamame and avocado. It's as colorful as it is nutritious! Recipe yields two meal-sized salads or four side salads. If you plan on having leftovers, store the greens separately from the other prepared ingredients and toss just before serving.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
    • 1 cup frozen organic edamame
    • 1/3 cup slivered almonds or pepitas (green pumpkin seeds)
    • 1 medium raw beet, peeled
    • 1 medium-to-large carrot (or 1 additional medium beet), peeled
    • 2 cups packed baby spinach or arugula, roughly chopped
    • 1 avocado, cubed
    • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or cilantro
    • 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup or agave nectar
    • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 441 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 14.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 379 mg 15.78%
    • Calcium: 116 mg 11.59%
    • Potassium: 429 mg 12.27%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.14%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 46 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 22.06%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 9%
    • Vitamin C 6.88%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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