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    Sweet and Savory Quinoa Salad

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Nancy's Pantry's Note:

    Created for Quest - South America - a combination of the ingredients I love best.

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    • 2 cups water
    • 1 cup organic quinoa, uncooked
    • 1/3 cup scallion, chopped (light green and dark green)
    • 1/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
    • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled (or more to suit your taste)
    • 1/2 cup dried cranberries (or more to suit your taste)
    • 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen, cooked until tender in salted water)
    • 1/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette (creamy style preferred)


    1. 1
      Wash quinoa thoroughly under cool running water using a sieve. Combine 2 cups water, quinoa and bring to a boil. Cook according to package instructions or approximately 20 minutes (covered). Cook corn in salted water until tender; then drain well.
    2. 2
      Place quinoa in a bowl and allow it to come to room temperature along with the drained corn.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, chop scallions and parsley - add to quinoa once it has cooled. Add feta cheese and dried cranberries. Mix well. Add balsamic vinaigrette - mix well. Add additional dressing if needed. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Allow salad to sit for at least 15 minutes to allow flavors to meld. Serve at room temperature and enjoy.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 29, 2014


      My husband said 'are there marshmallows in this'? And had it in his mouth before I said, no, that's feta cheese. I would have left the cheese out. I'm unsure about the craisins. Otherwise the mix is great. I used Newman's Own Balsamic vinaigrette. Very easy to make. Made for CQ 14.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet and Savory Quinoa Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (161 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 251.8
    Calories from Fat 64
    Total Fat 7.2 g
    Saturated Fat 3.1 g
    Cholesterol 16.6 mg
    Sodium 219.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 38.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.8 g
    Sugars 3.2 g
    Protein 10.2 g

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    balsamic vinaigrette

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