Strawberry and Arugula Quinoa Salad

Strawberry and Arugula Quinoa Salad

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Course: Salad
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 20minutes
Total Time: 25minutes
Servings: 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Dried quinoa
  • 2 cups Water or Broth
  • 1 cup Fresh strawberries sliced
  • 2 cups Fresh arugula
  • 1 Avocado chopped
  • 1/2 cup Pecans chopped
  • 1/3 cup Crumbled goat cheese or feta
  • For the dressing:
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 Small orange juiced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Honey

Instructions

  • Bring water or broth and quinoa to a boil.
  • Cover and reduce temperature to low.
  • Cook for 15-20 minutes until the water is completely absorbed and quinoa is fluffy.
  • Prepare the salad on a large plate by layering the arugula first.
  • Top with quinoa.
  • Add strawberries, avocado, pecans, and goat cheese.
  • To make the dressing: combine all ingredients into a small jar or tupperware. Shake until the ingredients are blended nicely.
  • Drizzle dressing over the salad and lightly toss.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

*If serving for one person keep dressing on side until ready to serve.