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Easiest Way to Make Yummy Quinoa Citrus Salad

Quinoa Citrus Salad. This Citrus Basil Quinoa Salad is one of my favorite make-ahead meals! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure and privacy policy.

Quinoa Citrus Salad A nutritious and protein-packed citrus quinoa salad with orange segments, pistachios, and avocado. This post is brought to you in partnership with Kroger. As always, all opinions are my own. You can have Quinoa Citrus Salad using 13 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Quinoa Citrus Salad

  1. It's 2 cup of Red / White Quinoa.
  2. It's 2 cup of Water.
  3. Prepare 4 tbsp of Extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Prepare 3 each of Large Limes.
  5. You need 2 each of Large Lemon.
  6. Prepare 1 bunch of Curly Parsley.
  7. Prepare 1 bunch of Green Onions.
  8. It's 1 each of Yellow Bell Pepper.
  9. It's 1 each of Red Bell Pepper.
  10. You need 1 each of Orange Bell Pepper.
  11. It's 1/2 cup of Fat Free Feta Cheese.
  12. You need 4 oz of Myzithra Cheese.
  13. You need 1 of Salt.

Hearty, super-healthy quinoa is spectacularly versatile. Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah)—a tiny little seed with an ancient history—packs a big nutritional punch: It's. Healthy salad made with quinoa and dressed with tangy citric dressing. Watch this video to find out how to make this recipe.

Quinoa Citrus Salad instructions

  1. Start by soaking your Quinoa for about 15-30 minutes. Then rinse it thoroughly. At least 5-6 times to get all the particulate out. Get all your ingredients out so you can prep them while your quinoa cooks then cools..
  2. Add quinoa to water and bring to a boil. Be sure to cover. Once its boiling turn down to simmer. Let simmer for 15-20 minutes until all water is gone. You want it to be firm not mushy (it should have a little pop when you bite into it.). Then spread it out on a cookie sheet to cool..
  3. De-vein and small dice the bell peppers. Mince parsley, and slice the green onions..
  4. Zest the lemon and limes then juice. This can be done on the still warm quinoa..
  5. Shred and crumble cheeses..
  6. Make sure quinoa is cool, put in a large bowl then add olive oil, peppers, onions, parsley, cheeses. Mix together with a fork so as not to damage (mash) the quinoa. Salt to taste. Be careful not to over salt. Myzithra is a salty cheese..
  7. Eat as it is. Make lettuce wraps. Get creative and enjoy!.

This quinoa salad pairs perfectly with my salmon recipe. Put olive oil into a pan, add garlic, red You can add avocados to this recipe to make citrus avocado quinoa salad. You may also want to try. Transfer the quinoa salad to a large serving bowl, garnish with almonds and serve immediately. For orange segments, use a sharp knife to remove the top, bottom, outer peel and pith.