Quinoa, Grape, and Prune Salad

Quinoa, Grape, and Prune Salad

by Irene Jimenez 6 months ago
4.5 (2)
15 minutes
351.3 kcal
37.1 g carbs
Description

This quinoa salad is loaded with flavor, perfect for a great lunch or healthy side dish!

Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • ½ cup Sunsweet® D'Noir™ Prunes, chopped
  • ½ cup thinly sliced celery
  • ½ cup sliced green onion
  • ½ cup chopped toasted walnuts
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Rinse quinoa in a fine mesh strainer; drain well. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a medium saucepan; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes, then fluff with a fork and let cool.
  2. 2. Place in a large bowl with remaining salad ingredients. Whisk together all dressing ingredients and pour over salad; toss well to coat. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 servings
calories: 351.3 kcal
carbohydrates: 37.1 g
protein: 6.3 g
saturated fat: 2.6 g
sodium: 208 mg
fiber: 4.3 g
sugar: 8 g