Summer Quinoa Salad

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The key to this delicious and fun Summer Quinoa Salad is to blend a variety of colors and textures. You can substitute whatever you have on hand–get creative! Toss with our Maple Pecan Dressing, or another of your favorites.

Summer Quinoa Salad
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Servings
8 cups
Servings
8 cups
Summer Quinoa Salad
Print Recipe
Servings
8 cups
Servings
8 cups
Ingredients
Quinoa Summer Salad
Maple Pecan Dressing
Servings: cups
Instructions
  1. 1. Rinse 1 cup quinoa and bring to boil with 2 cups water. Simmer for 15-20 minutes. 1 cup dry quinoa yields about 3 cups cooked quinoa. (I recommend cooking more than you need and storing the extra in the fridge for other dishes over the next few days.) Cool. 2. Mix dressing 3. Chop veggies and fruits. If you don't have exact ingredients, substitute whatever you'd like. Organic chicken would also be nice in this salad. 4. Mix quinoa, veggies, fruits, and dressing together in large bowl. I used minimal dressing for a light flavor. Feel free to add a bit more, if desired. 5. Serve as is or chill and then serve.
  2. Maple Pecan Dressing: Blend all ingredients in blender until creamy smooth
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