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Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad Recipe


Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad is a fantastic choice for anyone who loves a mix of flavors and textures in their meals. It’s packed with ingredients like quinoa, which is known for its nutty taste and fluffy texture.

The salad gets a sweet and tangy kick from cranberries, making it a real crowd-pleaser. You’ll also find crunchy almonds and fresh veggies like red and yellow bell peppers, along with carrots that add a nice color pop and crunch.

The addition of lime juice and cilantro brings a fresh, zesty twist, while curry powder gives it a unique, slightly spicy edge.

This salad is super versatile. It’s great on its own for a light lunch or as a side dish with your favorite main course. Think grilled chicken or fish – they pair wonderfully with it.

Closeup of Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad in a brown bowl.

Weight Watchers Points


5 Points (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 6 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan

6 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points

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Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad in a brown bowl on a dark rustic wooden surface.


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Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad

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Weight Watchers Cranberry Quinoa Salad Recipe. It's great on its own for a light lunch or as a side dish with your favorite dinner.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 6

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Pour water into a large saucepan and cover it with a lid.
  • Heat the saucepan on high until the water boils.
  • Add quinoa to the boiling water, then cover the saucepan again.
  • Turn the heat down to low and let the quinoa simmer until it absorbs all the water. This takes about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Once the quinoa is cooked, move it to a mixing bowl.
  • Place the bowl in the refrigerator to cool the quinoa down.
  • When the quinoa is cold, add red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red onion, curry powder, cilantro, lime juice, sliced almonds, carrots, and cranberries to the bowl. Mix well.
  • Add salt and pepper according to your taste.
  • Put the bowl back in the refrigerator to chill before you serve it.

Notes

5 Points (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points: 6 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan
6 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcalCarbohydrates: 31.6gProtein: 5.4gFat: 3.9gSodium: 13mgPotassium: 292mgFiber: 4.1gSugar: 8gCalcium: 41mgIron: 2mg
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