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Recipe: Citrus Quinoa Salad

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Sometimes a salad has lettuce & sometimes it doesn’t. In this case quinoa is the star (which it often is in my recipes.) Citrus is a star here too. So is my Lemon Honey Salad Dressing, which ties it all together.

Citrus Quinoa Salad recipe | MarlaMeridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins
 1 cup dry Quinoa, cook according to package directions
 3/4 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
 1/4 cup Green Onion, sliced
 3 Blood Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 2 Navel Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 1 Pink Grapefruit, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 1 Avocado, diced & toss with some Lemon Juice
 1/4 cup Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
 Garlic Salt, to taste
 Black Pepper, to taste
 Broccoli Sprouts
Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 4 tablespoons Lemon Juice
 3 tablespoons Honey
 Sea Salt
 Ground Black Pepper
1

Cook quinoa, let it cool & fluff with a fork. Trim fruit into pretty pieces, discarding seeds. Stir salad dressing into quinoa. Carefully fold in citrus, feta, green onion & avocado. Season to taste with garlic salt & pepper. Top with broccoli sprouts.

Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
2

Shake olive oil, lemon juice & honey in a jar. Season to taste with salt & pepper.

Ingredients

 1 cup dry Quinoa, cook according to package directions
 3/4 cup crumbled Feta Cheese
 1/4 cup Green Onion, sliced
 3 Blood Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 2 Navel Oranges, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 1 Pink Grapefruit, peel, remove seeds & cut into slices
 1 Avocado, diced & toss with some Lemon Juice
 1/4 cup Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
 Garlic Salt, to taste
 Black Pepper, to taste
 Broccoli Sprouts
Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
 4 tablespoons Lemon Juice
 3 tablespoons Honey
 Sea Salt
 Ground Black Pepper

Directions

1

Cook quinoa, let it cool & fluff with a fork. Trim fruit into pretty pieces, discarding seeds. Stir salad dressing into quinoa. Carefully fold in citrus, feta, green onion & avocado. Season to taste with garlic salt & pepper. Top with broccoli sprouts.

Honey Lemon Salad Dressing
2

Shake olive oil, lemon juice & honey in a jar. Season to taste with salt & pepper.

Recipe: Citrus Quinoa Salad

~ Marla Meridith

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