5 from 1 vote
New Year's Cleansing Quinoa Cranberry Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salad, quinoa, cranberry, holidays
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 316 kcal
Author: Amie Valpone
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 red bell pepper finely diced
  • 3 Tbsp. dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped raw cashews
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh basil
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh orange zest
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions.
  2. In a large bowl, toss cooked quinoa with bell pepper, cranberries, cashews and basil.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, olive oil, orange juice, orange zest, sea salt and pepper; drizzle over quinoa salad and serve.
Nutrition Facts
New Year's Cleansing Quinoa Cranberry Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 316 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 373mg11%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1321IU26%
Vitamin C 41mg50%
Calcium 36mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.