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Apple Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Apple Cranberry Quinoa Salad
Apple Cranberry Quinoa Salad
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.



1 c. uncooked quinoa

1/2 c. diced celery

2 green onions, sliced

1 large apple, diced

1/3 c. toasted pecans, chopped

1/3 c. dried cranberries



2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar

1 Tbsp. honey

1 Tbsp. canola oil

2 tsp. Dijon mustard

1/4 tsp. garlic powder

Salt and pepper to taste



Cook the quinoa according to package directions and set aside. Once the quinoa has cooled add the remaining salad ingredients. Add all of the vinaigrette ingredients to a small bowl or jar with a lid. Whisk or shake until combined. Pour vinaigrette over salad and stir until combined.

Makes seven (1/2 cup) servings. Each serving has 160 calories, 7g fat, 4g protein, 22g carbohydrates, 3g fiber and 45mg sodium.


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