Closeup view of a bowl on a blue background. Bowl is filled with quinoa, green beans and chick peas. Garnished with cilantro and orange slices. Small yellow carnations on the side - Green Bean Salad
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Green Bean Salad Recipe

Quick, easy green bean salad recipe made with quinoa and a simple orange dressing
Course Lunch
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 542kcal
Author Healing Tomato

Ingredients

For the Quinoa

  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 3 cup water

For the Salad

For the Dressing

Instructions

For the quinoa

  • Add the quinoa and water to a pan
  • Cook for about 15 minutes
  • Drain any excess water and set the quinoa aside

For the salad dressing

  • In a small mason jar, add the Greek seasoning and other ingredients for the dressing
  • Close the lid and shake it well
  • Transfer to smaller containers (for meal prep) and set aside

Assemble the salad

  • In a large bowl, add the cooked quinoa
  • Add all the ingredients for the salad
  • Only add the dressing if you are going to consume it immediately
  • Transfer the salad to meal-prep containers and add one small container of the dressing
  • Refrigerate the meal prep containers and consume within a week

Notes

Nutrition info is approximate

Nutrition

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 866mg | Potassium: 1213mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 32.9mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 6mg