Easy Cherry Almond Quinoa Salad + Honey Ginger Dressing - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Vegan Optional Recipe | Yummly

Easy Cherry Almond Quinoa Salad + Honey Ginger Dressing - gluten free, dairy free, egg free, soy free, vegan optional

FROM JESSICA'S KITCHEN
15Ingredients
40Minutes
450Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup raw honey (vegan option: agave nectar, or coconut nectar)
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt (and crushed black pepper)
  • 2 cups quinoa (uncooked, I used tri color quinoa from Trader Joe’s)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups sweet cherries (dark, I used 2 cups, pitted and halved)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds (skinless or hazelnuts, lightly toasted)
  • 1 cup dried apricots (cut into thin slivers)
  • 1/2 red onion (medium, halved and thinly sliced)
  • 1 butterhead lettuce (Boston or Bibb variety, torn into salad-sized pieces)
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    450Calories
    Sodium53% DV1260mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs23% DV68g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories450Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol
    Sodium1260mg53%
    Potassium720mg21%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate68g23%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Sugars26g52%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium8%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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