Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad with Creamy Lemon Greek Yogurt Dressing

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 6 Servings
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A mouthwatering winter salad with quinoa, spinach, mandarine oranges, and crunchy pistachios. Topped with a creamy lemon greek yogurt dressing and feta cheese this makes one unforgettable salad!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked (I used tri-color)
  • 3 cups spinach chopped
  • 2 cups mandarine oranges
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup pistachios coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Lemon Greek Yogurt Dressing:

  • juice from one fresh lemon
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly 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. To make the dressing: In a small bowl whisk together the lemon, apple cider vinegar, sugar, garlic, greek yogurt, olive oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle desired amount on salad and toss. Top with pistachios and feta cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad with Creamy Lemon Greek Yogurt Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 336 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 286mg12%
Potassium 492mg14%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1897IU38%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 109mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.