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Quinoa and Berries Barbecue "Chicken" Salad

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WW Freestyle: 11
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Crisp, fresh and flavorful Barbecue "Chicken" Salad tossed with berries, nuts and delicious quinoa.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 477
Author: Katerina

Ingredients

FOR THE "CHICKEN" SALAD

  • 1- cup quinoa
  • 1 bag (9-ounces) Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips
  • 1/2- cup vegan bbq sauce
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens and baby spinach leaves
  • 2- cups halved strawberries
  • 1/2- cup chopped pecans
  • 2 small red onions , sliced

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 1/4- cup to 1/2-cup vegan bbq sauce (adjust to taste)
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice , or to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley

Instructions 

  • Prepare quinoa per directions on the package; set aside and cool completely.
  • Lightly coat a skillet with cooking spray.
  • Add chicken and heat for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in bbq sauce and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through.
  • In the meantime, place salad greens in a salad bowl.
  • Add quinoa, chicken, strawberries, nuts, and onions over salad greens. Set aside.

Prepare the salad dressing.

  • Pour bbq sauce into a skillet over medium heat; cook for 30 seconds.
  • Stir in lime juice and remove from heat.
  • Add to salad.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa and Berries Barbecue "Chicken" Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 477 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 650mg27%
Potassium 1001mg29%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 7g28%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1050IU21%
Vitamin C 70.5mg85%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 3.8mg21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keywords: chicken salad, quinoa, vegan