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summer fruit quinoa salad
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Summer Fruit Quinoa Salad

With summer berries, a delicious citrus dressing, and wholesome quinoa, this salad is a phenomenal choice for lunch or dinner.
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Gluten-Free, Plant-Based, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 135kcal
Author: Chef Sallie

Ingredients

For the Quinoa

  • 1/2 cup tri-color quinoa
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

For the Salad

  • 1/2 cup strawberries stems removed, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries fresh
  • 1/2 cup blackberries fresh

For the Dressing

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 navel orange large, juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoon mint fresh, chopped fine

Instructions

  • Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
  • While the quinoa is cooking, prepare the dressing. In a small mixing bowl, combine olive oil, orange juice and zest, and fresh mint.
  • In a medium bowl, mix quinoa with fruit. Add dressing and toss to combine.
  • Salad can be served immediately or refrigerated for later.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 241mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4