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Blueberry & Walnut Quinoa Salad

If you are looking for an easy quinoa recipe that your whole family will love, give this blueberry and walnut quiona salad a try!
Course Salad
Cuisine Quinoa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 196kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1 orange peeled and cut into segments
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons Champagne Vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • ½ teaspoon Pure Himalayan Salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Chia Seeds
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions

  • Combine water and chia seeds and mix well. Set aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a large bowl combine quinoa, walnuts, blueberries and orange.
  • In a blender combine orange juice, champagne vinegar, mustard, parsley salt and pepper. Add chia seed mixture and process until smooth.
  • Toss quinoa mixture with dressing and serve at room temperature or chilled.

Notes

Carbohydrates: 39 g Protein 9.4g Fiber 7 g
This light and delicious quinoa salad uses chia gel in place of oil to give the dressing texture! If you don't have champagne vinegar on hand just substitute another vinegar. White balsamic or white wine vinegar would be good choices.

Nutrition

Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.6mg