Quinoa Vegetable Salad with Lemon-Basil Dressing
-Quinoa (keen-wah): a type of whole grain with a particularly excellent nutrient profile.
Quinoa is the only grain to contain all 9 essential amino acids and is also a good source of
magnesium, zinc, iron and folate. Substituting quinoa for rice, pasta or your other favorite grain
can be an easy way to slightly change up the texture or look of a dish. It’s easy to make and even
comes in different colors!
-Versatility – can use any in-season vegetables or anything you have on hand! It can be
served as a side dish or it can shine as your entrée! You can also adjust the fresh herb you use for
-Affordability - $0.30 per ½ cup serving (as a side) or $1.05 per 1.5 cup serving (as an entrée)
Kids Can Cook
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