Orange and Strawberry Quinoa Salad

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Author Notes: This strawberry and orange quinoa salad is refreshing and perfect on a warm sunny day and a good way to use any leftover cooked quinoa. Perfect for picnics and barbeques and lunch boxes. The ingredients quantities are a guideline only - throw in more or less of what you want. Omit the cheese if making this for vegans.Bintu


Serves 4

  • 2 handfuls of baby salad leaves
  • 2.6 ounces cooked quinoa
  • 1 orange peeled, pith removed and sliced
  • 8 strawberries quartered
  • 1.8 ounces cubed feta
  • 2 tablespoons chopped toasted nuts
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon 1 grainy mustard
  • pinches salt
  • pinches ground black pepper
  1. Mix all the ingredients from the salad leaves to the chopped nuts together.
  2. Whisk all the ingredients for the balsamic vinaigrette (from the oil to the pepper) together until combined.
  3. Adjust seasoning and drizzle on as much dressing as you would like onto your salad.
  4. Serve with fresh crusty bread and grilled fish, meats or vegetables.
  5. You can keep the rest of the vinaigrette on your counter top for another salad.
  6. You can easily double or triple the recipe to feed a crowd.

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