Crunchy Quinoa Salad

Crunchy Quinoa Salad made with seasonal fruit and veggies for a crunchy & healthy salad. Click thru for the easy 'how to' recipe.

Crunchy Quinoa Salad can be made in advance. It’s a hearty delicious salad as a side dish or a main meal on a hot summer day. This will serve 4 to 6 as a side with dinner.


Salad Ingredients

Citrus Dressing Ingredients


Prepare Salad

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. When cooked set aside and chill.
  2. Rinse all the fresh greens and cut up into small chunks and add to a large bowl.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients to the bowl with the fresh greens.

Citrus Dressing

  1. Cut up the shallot into small pieces so it’s easier to chop in the mini processor. Juice the fresh lemon and fresh orange and set aside 2 to 3 tablespoons each for the dressing. Add all the ingredients into a mini processor, using only 2 tablespoons of lemon and orange juice and pulse until well blended.
  2. Taste and add either more lemon or orange juice to taste, or vinegar as needed.
  3. Add salt & pepper to taste
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss approximately 30 minutes before serving.
  5. Chill and serve when ready.

Keywords: Quinoa salad, crunch apples, fresh spinach, summer salad

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