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4.6 from 7 votes

Quinoa Apple Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quinoa Apple Salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 446kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup quinoa, uncooked
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 medium apple
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup rotisserie chicken
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard, dijon
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Instructions

  • In a saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce to simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Once absorbed, remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Meanwhile, slice green onion, chop celery, dice apples and lightly chop spinach. Pull 1 cup of chicken from the rotisserie. Toss everything into a mixing bowl. (If desired, more chicken may be added to each serving).
  • Combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt, coriander, mustard, garlic powder and pepper, mix well.
  • Add quinoa to the apple mixture along with chicken. Pour dressing over, toss to combine and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 963mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g