5 from 1 vote
Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Dairy-Free Caesar Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 271 kcal
Ingredients
Salad
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 scallions finely chopped
  • 2 cups mixed greens such as spinach and arugula
Dressing
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/8 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tsp. white miso paste
  • 1/4 tsp. agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook quinoa according to directions.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all dressing ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Add more water, if necessary.
  3. In a large serving bowl, combine cooked quinoa, dried cranberries, scallions and mixed greens; gently toss with Caesar dressing to coat.
  4. Serve chilled.
Recipe Notes

Serving Size: 1/2 cup Calories: 305.3 cal • Fat: 9.9 g • Protein: 9.3 g • Carb: 47.8 g • Fiber: 5.5 g • Sugar: 11.5 g • Sodium: 251.2 mg

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Dairy-Free Caesar Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 271 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 228mg 10%
Potassium 380mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 7.6%
Vitamin C 18.5%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 16.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.