Quinoa, Orange & Cranberry Salad

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Quinoa, Orange & Cranberry Salad

A fresh salad perfect for a simple lunch served with some crusty bread, or as a side salad for any meal.
My Notes:
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Meal Type: Lunch, Salads
Special: 10 Ingredients or Less, 30 Minutes or Less, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Oil-Free, Soy-Free
Tool: Stove
Ingredient: Almonds, Chickpeas, Cranberries, Lettuce, mint, orange, quinoa
Servings: 4
Ingredients
For the salad:
  • 1 cup(s) quinoa uncooked
  • 3 cup(s) arugula
  • 1 14oz can(s) chickpeas drained & rinsed
  • 2 oranges peeled, sliced
  • ½ red onion diced
  • ½ cup(s) dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh mint chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) fresh parsley chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) sliced or slivered almonds (or sub sunflower seeds if preferred)
For the dressing:
Instructions
  • Cook the quinoa according to package instructions.
  • In a small bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients together and season with salt and pepper.
  • In a large bowl, add the cooked quinoa, arugula, chickpeas, oranges, onion, cranberries, mint, and parsley. Drizzle with the dressing and mix well to combine, then sprinkle the almonds over top and serve.
Nutrition
Serving: 1serving (recipe makes 4 servings) | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 749mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 1034IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 157mg | Iron: 4mg
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