Artichoke Salad with Quinoa and Cucumber

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Artichoke Salad with Quinoa and Cucumber
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
235
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Quinoa provides tons of protein, while the lettuces in this dish contain an array of powerful vitamins and minerals.

Add some feta cheese to this salad for added flavor, as well as protein and calcium.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories235 kcal(11 %)
Protein4.6 g(5 %)
Fat15.7 g(14 %)
Carbohydrates19 g(13 %)
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
juiced Lemons
6 tablespoons
6 sprigs
1
1
3 ½ ounces
7 ounces
1 generous pinch
2 tablespoons
1
Mint leaf (for garnishing)

Preparation steps

1.

Whisk oil with lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Rinse mint, shake dry and chop finely. Drain artichokes in a sieve and cut into quarters. mix artichokes with mint and vinaigrette. Peel garlic and squeeze through a garlic press, add to the artichokes.  

2.

Combine quinoa with boiling broth and let soak for about 15 minutes, then season with salt, pepper, harissa and lime juice. Remove from heat and cool. 

3.

Rinse and halve cucumber, scrape out seeds and chop. Rinse and spin dry lettuce and tear into bite-sized pieces. Combine all ingredients and serve garnished with mint leaves.

Comments

 
Instead of using ground pepper, what could I substitute it with?
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
You can omit the pepper or try a dash of paprika to give it some heat!