Quinoa Berry Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (216g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 40 min.

This salad has some seriously good zing. Nutty, earthy quinoa is a solid base for a salad packed with fresh berries.

Ingredients

  • Salad:

    • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
    • 1 pint blackberries
    • 1 pint raspberries
    • 1 tsp. basil
    • 2 cups mixed greens
    • 2 scallions, finely chopped

    Balsamic Dressing:

    • 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
    • ½ tsp. sea salt
    • ½ tsp. freshly ground white pepper
    • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest, plus more for serving
    • 2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds

Directions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package. Remove from heat; set aside to cool (15-20 minutes).
  2. In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, blackberries, raspberries, basil, mixed greens and scallions; gently toss to combine. Place in the refrigerator (25 minutes).
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, whisk remaining ingredients.
  4. Remove quinoa salad from the fridge; drizzle with balsamic dressing.
  5. Serve chilled with additional lemon zest.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 216g

Amount per serving
Calories 285
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 12.5g 43%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 91.5mg 8%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 550mg 10%
Vitamin A 55.6mcg 6%
Vitamin C 40.2mg 45%
Vitamin E 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin K 83.1mcg 70%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 3.1mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 130.5mcg 33%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.9mcg 6%
Chloride 35.6mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 260.2mg 20%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 133.7mg 30%
Zinc 2.2mg 20%
Selenium 5.1mcg 10%
Copper 0.5mg 60%
Manganese 1.9mg 80%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.6mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Blackberries, Raspberries, Whole Grain Quinoa, White Balsamic Vinegar (white Wine Vinegar, Grape Musts), Scallion, Mixed Greens (lettuce, Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Kale, Spinach, Arugula), Ground Flax Seed, Olive Oil, Lemon Zest, Salt, White Pepper, Basil.

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