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Quinoa Cabbage Salad

Eat Clean: Digestion-Relieving Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage

If your body needs a reset, it's time to eat clean. This lemony toasted quinoa and wilted cabbage salad is the perfect recipe for any clean-eating endeavors; not only do the flavors meld well together, but each ingredient helps aid digestion, like the fiber in the quinoa, chickpeas, and cabbage and the detoxifying properties of lemon. Serving with an optional dollop of probiotic-filled Greek yogurt will also aid in regulating your system.

Lemony Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage Salad

Lemony Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage Salad

Quinoa Cabbage Salad

Ingredients

  1. 1 1/2 cups water
  2. 1/2 cup red quinoa, rinsed well
  3. 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  4. 1/2 head Savoy cabbage (about 1 pound), cored and thinly sliced lengthwise, divided
  5. 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  6. 3 ounces pitted large green olives, such as Castelvetrano or Cerignola, halved (about 3/4 cup)
  7. 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  8. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh dill
  9. Salt and pepper to taste
  10. Nonfat Greek yogurt, for serving (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Stir in quinoa and 1/2 teaspoon salt, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes. Uncover, raise heat to high, and cook until water evaporates and quinoa is dry and tender, about 5 minutes (stir frequently to prevent scorching).
  2. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half the cabbage and 1/2 teaspoon salt, and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender and golden brown in places, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and remaining cabbage.
  3. Add remaining tablespoon oil to skillet. Return sautéed cabbage to skillet, add quinoa, and raise heat to high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until quinoa is toasted and crisp, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat. Add chickpeas, olives, and lemon zest and juice, and toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in dill, and serve with yogurt.

Serves four.

Nutrition

Calories per serving
348
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