Quinoa, Apple and Almond Salad with Honey Lemon Mint Vinaigrette
This Quinoa, Apple and Almond Salad with Honey Lemon Mint Vinaigrette makes a delicious, healthy lunch or side dish that the entire family will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 3 -4 Servings
- 3 cups quinoa, cooked
- ¼ cup scallions, sliced thin
- 1 granny smith apple, diced
- ½ cup dried cranberries
- ¼ cup almonds, toasted, rough chopped
Honey lemon mint vinaigrette:
- 3 tablespoons honey,
- 2 tablespoons fresh mint
- ¼ cup lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons warm water
- ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
- kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
In a small mixing bowl or blender, whisk together the honey, lemon juice, olive oil, mint, and warm water. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Combine cooked quinoa with apples, toasted almonds, scallions and dried cranberries.
About 30 minutes before serving drizzle with ½ cup prepared vinaigrette and toss to combine. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Calories: 800kcal | Carbohydrates: 120g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 1168mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 13.3mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 8.9mg