Quinoa & Strawberry Salad w/ Citrus Dressing

This salad is light, nutritious and easy to make. Quinoa is a perfect protein on its own and when paired with all the other delightful ingredients in this salad, there’s even more nutritional punch to every bite. It’s a great summer salad to take to a bbq or picnic.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 c. quinoa, rinsed, cooked & cooled
  • 1 c. strawberries, quartered
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 c. jicama, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced small
  • 2 scallions, white parts only, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs freshly chopped mint

Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over top and stir to combine.

CITRUS DRESSING

  • ¼ c. olive oil
  • 3 tbs lime juice
  • juice of one orange
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • sea salt
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • 2 tbs rice vinegar

Mix dressing ingredients together in a blender or shaker bottle

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  • Teresa
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    Could you leave the oil out? Also, what could be used in place of the agave? Thanks for all your wonderful recipes!

    • Melissa Costello
      Reply

      yes, if you want. You can use honey or grade b maple syrup in place of agave!

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