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Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad

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Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad

Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad
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PREP TIME: 10min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 4

PREP TIME: 10min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 4

  • 292
    Calories
  • 18g
    Protein
  • 596mg
    Sodium
  • 1g
    Sat. Fat
  • 1g
    Sugar

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups chicken stock

1 cup quinoa

1 red bell pepper, diced (about 1/2 cup)

2 green onions, sliced

1/2 lemon, juiced

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


Step 1

Cook

Cook chicken according to package instructions. Chop into 1-inch pieces and set aside. Bring chicken stock and quinoa to a boil. Simmer until tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Step 2

Combine

In a large bowl combine the cooked quinoa, red bell pepper, green onions, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Step 3

Serve

Stir in chicken pieces and mix well. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

tip TIP

TIP: For an easier version of this salad, all you need is quinoa, lemon juice and chopped tomatoes...then just add chicken.

Southwest Chicken Quinoa Salad



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