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4.7 from 19 votes

Superfood Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

This quinoa salad can be stored in the fridge for days and it just keeps getting better!  Super food Salad Recipe! 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Superfood Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Servings: 5
Calories: 459kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 2 medium lemon
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 6 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Salad

  • 1/4 medium onion, red
  • 1 medium orange
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 medium pomegranate
  • 1 cup corn, frozen
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Instructions

  • Cook quinoa according to package directions. Set aside to cool.
  • For the lemon vinaigrette: juice your lemons (you'll need about 1/4 cup of juice). Mince garlic.
  • Combine the lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, olive oil and sugar in a jar with a tight fitting lid; shake to combine.
  • To prepare the salad dice the red onion (about 1/3 cup), peel orange and chop up segments, dice avocado, drain and rinse beans, remove pomegranate arils (about 1 cup), thaw corn, and chop cilantro.
  • Combine cooled quinoa with other salad ingredients. Pour lemon vinaigrette over the salad and stir to combine.
  • Serve cold or at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 449mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 13g