Quinoa Salad with Spring Fruits

We always enjoy quinoa salads. Quinoa adapts so well to either fruit or vegetables. This time we used spring fruits with a light cinnamon, balsamic dressing.

Quinoa Salad with Spring Fruits

Serving Size: 6

Ingredients:

for the salad:

  • 3 cups quinoa, cooked
  • 1 can (8 3/4 oz ) apricot halves, drained and sliced
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

for he dressing:

  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons agave
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch salt

Quinoa Salad with Spring Fruits

Directions:

  1. Drain the apricots and slice.
  2. Wash the grapes and halve.
  3. Peel the orange and cut in sections.
  4. Drain the cooked quinoa well and place in a large bowl.
  5. Add the fruit to the quinoa and gently mix.
  6. Chop the parsley and add to the salad, mixing lightly.
  7. Prepare the dressing by mixing the ingredients in a small bowl.
  8. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix gently.