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Quinoa Mixed Green Salad

Quinoa Mixed Green Salad
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 2
Quinoa is high in protein, low in fat and cooks quickly--a perfect ingredient to toss in this citrus-flavored salad.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 tray peas and corn in a basil butter sauce (from 17-oz package)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups spring salad greens
  • 2 clementines or 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red bell pepper (1 medium)

Directions

  • 1
    Cook quinoa as directed on package. Cool; set aside.
  • 2
    Cook tray of peas & corn in microwave as directed on package; cool.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil and salt; set aside.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, mix salad greens, clementine sections, bell pepper, cooked quinoa and peas & corn. Add lemon juice mixture; toss to combine.

  • To make ahead, combine the salad ingredients, and toss with the dressing just before serving.
  • Change up the flavor of this salad by using orange peel and orange juice in place of the lemon.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
90
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
240%
240%
Exchanges:
Free
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • Quinoa is high in protein, low in fat and cooks quickly--a perfect ingredient to toss in this citrus-flavored salad.
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