Quinoa Salad with Apples and Walnuts

Quinoa is such a delicious protein-rich grain I'm always looking for more ways to enjoy it. Since I also like the Waldorf Salad combo of apples, celery, and walnuts, this delicious salad was inevitable. Quick Fix Vegan

Quinoa Salad with Apples and Walnuts

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup quinoa, thoroughly rinsed

  • 2

    Gala or Fuji apples, cored and chopped

  • 2

    tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • ½

    cup chopped celery

  • ½

    cup walnut pieces, toasted

  • 2-3

    Tbsp minced red onion

  • ¼

    cup chopped fresh parsely

  • 3

    Tbsp olive oil

  • Tbsp sherry vinegar

  • ½

    tsp sugar

  • ½

    tsp salt

  • ¼

    tsp pepper

  • optional: add cranberries

Directions

1. Bring 2 cups of salted water to a oil. Add the quinoa, reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the water is absorbed, 20 minutes. Drain any remaining water. Transfer to a serving bowl. 2. While the quinoa is cooling, combine the apples and lemon juice in a large bowl and toss to coat. Add the celery, walnuts, onion, and parsely. 3. In a small bowl combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Ad the quinoa to the salad mixture and pour on the dressing. Toss well to cob=mbine. Taste and adjust the seasonings. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until read to use.


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