Apple Quinoa Salad

A hearty, healthy salad with a fresh fruit crunch
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
228
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
7%
Sugar
19g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.6g
2.8%
Protein
5g
9%
Carbs
43g
14%
Vitamin A
27µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.1%
Vitamin C
9mg
15%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
9µg
11%
Calcium
40mg
4%
Fiber
5g
19%
Folate (food)
63µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
61µg
15%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
68mg
17%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.7mg
3.6%
Phosphorus
150mg
21%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
384mg
11%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.1%
Sodium
118mg
5%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
9.2%
Zinc
1mg
6.6%