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Chia Teff Salad with Lemon Scallion Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
0 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Gluten-Free and Vegan
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dressing, salad, scallions, lemon
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 454 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
  • 1 large yellow summer squash cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 cups cooked teff gluten-free grain
  • 1 cup steamed spinach
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. ground chia seeds
  • 1 large head Bibb lettuce
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish, if desired
  1. In a large bowl, combine squash, teff, spinach, scallions and onion.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, olive oil, chia seeds, sea salt and pepper.
  3. Pour chia seed dressing over squash mixture; gently toss to combine.
  4. Carefully break apart pieces of Bibb lettuce and place into serving dishes. Portion teff mixture on top. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
  5. Enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Chia Teff Salad with Lemon Scallion Dressing
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 454 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 260mg11%
Potassium 640mg18%
Carbohydrates 77g26%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 880IU18%
Vitamin C 21.6mg26%
Calcium 216mg22%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.