Winter Quinoa Salad

Who said salad has to be boring? This zesty flavored salad celebrates winter citrus in a way that bursts with flavor and can be prepared in a snap!

Serving size

¾ cup

Makes

4 servings

Prep time: 10min
Cook time: 15min
Total: 25min

Ingredients

1 cup tri-color quinoa

2 medium (262 g) Cara Cara or Navel oranges, peeled and segments sliced

½ cup pomegranate seeds

½ cup mint leaves, chopped

1 medium lime, juiced

2 tablespoons olive oil

Nutrition Info

Makes: 4 servings   Serving size: ¾ cup

Calories

291

Fat

10 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Carbohydrates

45 g

Sugar

15 g

Fiber

7 g

Protein

8 g

Sodium

7 mg

Calcium

75 mg

Phosphorus

227 mg

Potassium

526 mg

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Cool.
  2. Combine the oranges, pomegranate seeds and mint in a medium serving bowl.
  3. Add the lime juice and olive oil.
  4. Mix well and enjoy!
Recipe contributed by FamilyCook Productions

Sometimes, when you make quinoa as a side dish, you may have leftovers. This recipe is a great way to use up left-over quinoa. If you only have one cup of left-over cooked quinoa, you can halve the recipe and make 2 servings instead!