Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing

Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing

Picture this: a refreshing bowl of Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing, a harmonious blend of flavors and textures that dances on your taste buds like a sunlit breeze. It’s not just a dish; it’s a delightful journey through vibrant colors and zesty notes.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
  • 1 cup mixed greens
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1/2 grapefruit, peeled and segmented
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup almonds, toasted and chopped
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package instructions and let it cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, mixed greens, orange segments, grapefruit segments, and red onion.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the citrus dressing.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and gently toss to combine.
  5. Sprinkle feta cheese and toasted almonds on top.
  6. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
  7. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

A light and zesty quinoa salad with a burst of citrus flavors, topped with feta and crunchy almonds.

Nutrition per serving: Calories: 280, Total Fat: 11g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fiber: 5g, Protein: 10g

As the sun sets on this culinary creation, you’re left with not just a satisfied appetite, but a sense of nourishment that comes from savoring wholesome ingredients perfectly combined. Each forkful of Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing transports you to a picnic under citrus trees, where laughter and joy are as abundant as the flavors in your bowl. Try it today and let your taste buds revel in this symphony of tastes and textures!

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