Quinoa, Sunflower Seed & Tomato Salad
Mar 18, 2015
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Quinoa is tasty, grain-free (it is actually a seed), versatile and very satisfying. It is the perfect weight loss ingredient. Quinoa is easy to cook, store and freeze, but even more importantly, it is gluten-free.
Servings Calories Per Serving Effort
4 392kcal Moderate - High
No. of Servings: servings
  1. Bring the water to the boil in a deep-sided saucepan. Add the quinoa and bring to the boil once more. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes with the lid on.
  2. Switch off the heat, remove the lid and allow to stand for 10 – 15 minutes, allowing the quinoa to fluff up. Stir gently with a fork.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and stir with a fork. Season and allow to stand for 30 minutes to enable the flavors to infuse.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa, Sunflower Seed & Tomato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 1094mg 46%
Potassium 563mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 3g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 56%
Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 13%
Iron 18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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