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Red Quinoa Salad with Oranges

Total Time
23 min
Prep
5 min
Cook
18 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A tangle of tempting textures and flavors best describes this unusual salad. Whole-grain gluten-free quinoa is the perfect foil for the slightly bitter radishes, juicy navel oranges, and salty feta. If you've not had radish tops, this is your chance—you'll love them!
Ingredients

uncooked quinoa

1 cup(s), red variety, rinsed

orange(s)

3 medium, navel variety

fresh radish(es)

4 large, with tops, halved and thinly sliced and tops torn

low fat red wine vinaigrette salad dressing

¼ cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

reduced-fat feta cheese

6 Tbsp, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, halve and squeeze juice from 1 orange (you should have about 1/3 cup). Pour into salad bowl. Cut sections from remaining 2 oranges and add to bowl.
  3. Add cooled quinoa, radishes and tops, vinaigrette, salt, and pepper to orange mixture and gently toss until mixed well. Sprinkle with feta.
  4. Per serving: about 1 cup

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