This quinoa salad is loaded with flavor, perfect for a great lunch or healthy side dish!

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Salad:
Dressing:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer; drain well. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork and let cool.

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  • Place in a large bowl with remaining salad ingredients. Whisk together all dressing ingredients and pour over salad; toss well to coat. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.

Tip:

Salad may be made 1 day ahead of serving. Add walnuts just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

351 calories; protein 6.3g; carbohydrates 37.1g; fat 20.7g; sodium 208mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2019
This is one of our all-time favorite salads. Nice and light easy to prepare! I substitute dried cranberries for the prunes. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/17/2020
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Rating: 4 stars
06/08/2019
This is one of our all-time favorite salads. Nice and light easy to prepare! I substitute dried cranberries for the prunes. Read More