Quinoa Salad with Cherry & Almonds

A grain salad is perfect for summer barbecues, picnics and potlucks. Try quinoa with dried cherries and almonds tossed in a bright citrus vinaigrette.

Ingredients
Serves: 8
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Directions
15 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
15 mins Cook time
  • Rinse quinoa; drain well. Bring quinoa and stock to boil in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 12 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

  • Meanwhile, mix orange juice, agave nectar, oil, Seasoning and lime juice in small bowl until well blended.

  • Mix quinoa, bell pepper, cherries, cucumber, almonds and onion in large bowl. Drizzle with dressing; toss well. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 181Calories: 181Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 44mgProtein: 4g
  • Total Fat: 5gFiber: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
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