Quinoa Tuna Salad Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Sep. 14, 2012
From a nutritional stand point this dish is amazing. It's packed with protein, but you feel like you are carb loading. A win-win for a pre-diabetic fitness freak like me. However, as written it's a bit of a snooze flavor-wise. Luckily you can jazz it up easily with stuff you probably have lying around. First thing, it's screaming for acid. I used fresh squeezed lemon. Next it needs some seasoning. Salt, of course, onion powder and garlic powder as well for me. I ended up tossing in yellow, red, & orange bell peppers because I had some I needed to use. You easily could leave them out & have it be just as good though. I also added a little extra oil since I used a full cup of quinoa which I prepared with vegetable stock rather than water.
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Reviewed: Sep. 15, 2012
I found this really good. I increased the quinoa to 1/3 cup (2/3 cup water) and instead of the tomatoes, I used Ro-Tel (diced tomatoes with peppers) and put in 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar and mixed in 1/4 cup of finely shredded cheddar jack. This made a great salad meal on a hot day when you don't want heavy. Wonderful when served with warm wheat tortillas.
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Home Town: Vista, California, USA

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Reviewed: Feb. 23, 2014
very bland. I was excited because of all the super healthy ingredients, but really lacking in the seasoning/spices/herbs
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Living In: Campbell, California, USA

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Reviewed: Jun. 6, 2014
This was a good, maybe somewhat bland if I hadn't added extras, base recipe. I added some horseradish mustard, onions, and celery to give it more crunch and make the taste more vibrant. I didn't measure the ingredients but tasted and added more to suit. This recipe is great that it can be modified to fit what I have on-hand. Thanks, Julie! :o)
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Reviewed: Jun. 9, 2014
This is delicious with subs and additions. 3 stars as is, but 5 with additions. I used black beans instead of garbanzo beans, I doubled the quinoa, added 1/2 diced red pepper, 1/4 cup diced onions an 1/2 T garlic. For spices I added Black Pepper, salt, basil and red pepper (spice).
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