Apple Quinoa Salad

A hearty, healthy salad with a fresh fruit crunch
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Apple and Quinoa Salad

Packed with nutrition and bursting with flavor, this easy-to-make apple quinoa salad provides a delicious dose of whole grains. And it’s the perfect complement to kids’ or adults' lunches — boosting energy levels to get through the day. Quinoa is a complete protein and provides an abundance of nutrition and energy.

6
Servings
132
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup apple juice, preferably Juicy Juice brand
  • 1 Cup water
  • 1 Cup ivory quinoa, rinsed
  • 3/4 Teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 medium red or green apples, diced
  • 1 Cup sliced celery
  • 1/2 Cup dried cherries or cranberries
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon, washed and cut in half

Directions

Place juice, water, quinoa, and cinnamon in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Cool slightly; transfer to large serving bowl and cover. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

Add apples, celery, cherries, mint, oil, salt, and pepper to quinoa. Squeeze lemon juice over salad; toss to coat.

Recipe courtesy of Juicy Juice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
3mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
20g
15%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
51µg
7%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
11mg
15%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
49mg
5%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
23µg
6%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
42mg
6%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
149mg
10%
Water
104g
4%