Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad Recipe

Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad is a refreshing and nutritious salad that combines fluffy quinoa with juicy oranges, crunchy pistachios, and a tangy citrus dressing. This salad is packed with flavor and texture, making it a perfect side dish or light lunch. The combination of citrus and nuts adds a burst of freshness and crunch to every bite. Enjoy this vibrant and healthy salad any time of the year.

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Ingredients for Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad Recipe

  • 0.13 cup Quinoa
  • 1/4 Oranges, Segmented
  • 0.06 cup Shelled Pistachios
  • 0.03 cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 0.03 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.13 tablespoon Honey
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste

Directions: Orange-pistachio Quinoa Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the quinoa under cold water and cook according to package instructions.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, orange segments, pistachios, and chopped parsley.
  • STEP 3.In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, olive oil, honey, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 4.Pour the dressing over the quinoa mixture and toss to combine.
  • STEP 5.Let the salad sit for at least 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.Serve the Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad chilled or at room temperature.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add other ingredients to the salad, such as diced avocado or crumbled feta cheese.
  • To make the salad ahead of time, prepare all the ingredients and store them separately.
  • Combine the ingredients and dress the salad just before serving to prevent it from becoming soggy.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Orange-Pistachio Quinoa Salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Before serving, give the salad a good toss to redistribute the dressing and flavors.
  • Serve the salad chilled or at room temperature as a side dish or light lunch.
Nutrition
value
199
calories per serving
12 g Fat7 g Protein14 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    14g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    14g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    85mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    570mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    60mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    7mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    73mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    158mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp