Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts Recipe

Looking for an easy Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts recipe? Learn how to make Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by archiemorris

Makes 12 servings



Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 cups Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Recipe Ingredients for Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts

1 cup quinoa
1 1/5 g Salt Substitute
2 1/2 cups chicken stock
3 green onions, chopped
1/2 cup craisins
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar (substitute: apple cider vinegar)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sesame oil (optional)
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (toasted)

Recipe Directions for Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruit and Nuts

  1. Bring the quinoa, salt, and water to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.

  2. Once done, transfer into a large serving bowl, and let it cool for 20 minutes.

  3. Once cool, stir in the green onions, craisins, apricots, cayenne pepper, vegetable oil, vinegar, lemon juice, and sesame oil.

  4. Let sit at room temperature for 1 hour to allow the flavors to blend.

  5. Just before serving, stir in the cilantro and pecans.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 88.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
149
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
161mg
7%
Potassium
186mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
14.2g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
4.0g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 2% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in manganese
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