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Curried quinoa salad with almonds and fruit. Vegan and gluten free.

Curried Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Almonds.

A fresh take on a quinoa salad - curry powder, fruit, and nuts make a healthy cold salad for summer!
Course Salad
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free, vegan.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 347 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 large apple chopped
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 5 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/4 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Once it's done cooking, place in a fine mesh strainer and rinse with cold water to cool it down.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, sugar, curry powder, turmeric, salt, and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  3. Add the quinoa, onion, carrots, apple, blueberries, and almonds. Mix together until everything is covered in the dressing.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Curried Quinoa Salad with Fruit and Almonds.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 219mg 9%
Potassium 443mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 10g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 107.7%
Vitamin C 9.3%
Calcium 6.9%
Iron 13.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.