Yields: Approximately 12 – 15 servings
Preparation time and cook time: total 15 minutes
1 cup uncooked quinoa, prepared according to package direction
1 12 oz bag frozen shelled edamame, defrosted
3 scallions chopped
1 red pepper chopped
1 can of yellow corn
1 avocado chopped
¼ cup red wine vinegar
3 Tbsp water
½ cup olive oil
1 Packet Good Seasons Italian Salad Dressing Packet (0.7oz)
In a small pot, combine quinoa and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 12 – 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat; set aside.
In a large bowl combine the quinoa, edamame, corn, red pepper, scallions, and avocado; toss to combine. Add dressing; toss to coat.
Registered Dietitians at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center assist patients to grow their knowledge about nutrition, wellness, and healthy eating. An appointment with a Registered Dietitian consists of a comprehensive nutrition assessment, nutrition education, behavior modification counseling and goal setting. Each goal established is individually tailored to patient’s specific nutritional and medical issues. Our outpatient Registered Dietitians specialize in weight management counseling, diabetes, as well as pediatric and prenatal nutrition.
To schedule an appointment, please call 718-206-7056.
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