Delicious Recipes

Strawberry Quinoa Salad

  • Prep

    10 mins

  • Ready

    20 mins

  • Serves

    2 people

  • Calories

    339 / Serving

Ingredients

1 cup quinoa (regular or mixed)
1 vegetable stock cube
2 cups mixed greens
1/3 cup sliced almonds, lightly toasted
1 package of YES!Berries® strawberries, hull removed, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 Mini Crunchers Cucumbers
®, cut into disks
4 Sweetreats Mini Peppers
®, remove any seeds, finely diced
¼ cup red onion, finely diced
5-6 leaves fresh basil, chiffonade

Directions

  1. Place the sliced almonds in a small skillet and spread across the surface. Place over medium heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally until almonds are toasted golden. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, and honey.
  3. Cook your quinoa with the stock cube to add flavour. Alternatively use ready-made stock in place of water.
  4. Assemble your salad in a large serving bowl. Combine the cooked quinoa and mixed greens, then top with all other ingredients. Add dressing and enjoy.
  5. Place the sliced almonds in a small skillet and spread across the surface. Place over medium heat for a few minutes, stirring occasionally until almonds are toasted golden. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, orange juice, lemon juice, and honey.
  7. Cook your quinoa with the stock cube to add flavour. Alternatively use ready-made stock in place of water.
  8. Assemble your salad in a large serving bowl. Combine the cooked quinoa and mixed greens, then top with all other ingredients. Add dressing and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Dressing: 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon fresh-squeezed orange juice, 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of liquid honey, salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 2 servings, Calories per serving 339, Total Fat 7.4g (9% Daily Value), Saturated Fat 0.6g (3% Daily Value), Cholesterol 0mg(0% Daily Value), Sodium 38mg (2% Daily Value), Total Carbohydrates 58.8g (21% Daily Value), Fiber 11.6g (41% Daily Value), Total Sugars 13.9g, Protein 12.9g

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