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Light & Zesty Quinoa Salad

plate

Yield

4 servings

prep

Prep Time

10 minutes

cook

Cook Time

12-15 minutes

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

1 cup quinoa
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup Kikkoman® Rice Vinegar
2 Meyer lemons
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
½ tablespoon sugar
4 cups baby spinach, chopped
¼ red onion, finely diced
½ cucumber, diced
1 red or orange bell pepper, diced
1 avocado, sliced into cubes
¼ cup pomegranate seeds

directions

  1. Cook quinoa per package directions and place into the fridge to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, rice vinegar, the juice from two lemons plus the zest from one, salt, pepper, and sugar.
  3. When quinoa is cool, assemble the salad by tossing the quinoa, spinach, onion, cucumber, peppers, avocado, and pomegranate seeds with the dressing.

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