Cherry, Arugula, and Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Bob Modified: June 1, 2021
Cherry, Arugula, and Quinoa Salad Recipe

How To Make Cherry, Arugula, and Quinoa Salad

Start your day with a healthy yet filling meal with this delicious salad recipe filled with your favorite veggies, tossed with an easy balsamic vinaigrette.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tbspbalsamic vinegar
  • 1tspdijon mustard
  • salt and pepperto taste
  • dark cherriespitted and sliced in half
  • goat cheese crumbles
  • arugula
  • cooked quinoa


  1. Measure out one cup of quinoa, pour into a colander, and rinse the quinoa underwater for a minute. Pour the rinsed quinoa into a pot and add two cups of water.

  2. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 15 to 18 minutes. Remove from heat, let sit for a few minutes, and fluff with a fork.

  3. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and toss with several handfuls of arugula. Add slightly warm quinoa, a good sprinkle of goat cheese, and cherries.


  • Calories: 136.68kcal
  • Fat: 13.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.08g
  • Fiber: 0.23g
  • Sugar: 2.44g
  • Protein: 0.28g
  • Sodium: 80.47mg
  • Calcium: 8.08mg
  • Potassium: 27.03mg
  • Iron: 0.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.28µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.01mg
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