Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad with Creamy Lemon Greek Yogurt Dressing Recipe

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Kenzi Published: May 26, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad with Creamy Lemon Greek Yogurt Dressing

Welcome winter with this quinoa salad loaded with spinach, pistachios, and oranges. The flavors are amped up with the yogurt-lemon dressing.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupquinoa,uncooked
  • 3cupsspinach,chopped
  • 2cupsmandarine oranges
  • 1cuppomegranate seeds
  • ¼cuppistachios,coarsely chopped
  • ¼cupfeta cheese,crumbled
  • juice from one fresh lemon
  • 1tbspapple cider vinegar
  • 1tbspsugar
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • ½cupplain greek yogurt
  • cupextra virgin olive oil
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Let the quinoa cool for 10 minutes.

  2. In a large bowl combine quinoa, spinach, mandarine oranges, and pomegranate and lightly toss.

  3. In a small bowl whisk together the lemon, apple cider vinegar, sugar, garlic, greek yogurt, olive oil, salt and pepper.

  4. Drizzle desired amount on salad and toss. Top with pistachios and feta cheese.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 358.59kcal
  • Fat: 19.30g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.05g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.38g
  • Fiber: 7.10g
  • Sugar: 14.62g
  • Protein: 9.83g
  • Cholesterol: 8.75mg
  • Sodium: 278.13mg
  • Calcium: 124.05mg
  • Potassium: 561.86mg
  • Iron: 2.53mg
  • Vitamin A: 86.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 70.27mg
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