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citrus salad on a large oval platter
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Citrus Salad

Citrus Salad with Quinoa is a healthy winter salad that incorporates fresh blood oranges, navel oranges, and grapefruit. The addition of quinoa makes it perfect as a light main dish meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad/Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 370kcal
Author: Nikole Berg

Equipment

  • Salad Servers

Ingredients

Poppy Seed Honey Vinaigrette

  • 2 tablespoon canola oil any mild flavored oil
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar apple cider vinegar, white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey agave nectar
  • ¼ teaspoon poppy seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • teaspoon black pepper

Citrus Salad

  • 2-3 blood oranges peel and pith removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 navel orange peel and pith removed, thinly sliced
  • 1 small grapefruit peel and pith removed, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups mixed greens arugula, baby spinach
  • 1 cup quinoa red, white, or mixed; cooked
  • ½ cup roasted, salted pistachios chopped

Instructions

  • Cook ½ cup quinoa according to package directions. Spread on a plate to cool while assembling the salad.
  • Combine oil, vinegar, honey, poppy seeds, salt, pepper in a jar and cover with a lid. Shake until well combined. Set aside.
  • Slice ends off fruit and remove the peel and pith. Slice fruit into thin slices. 
  • Place the mixed greens In a salad bowl or large platter. 
  • Top mixed greens with cooked, cooled quinoa.
  • Top quinoa with sliced fruit.
  • Drizzle dressing over the fruit then top with chopped pistachios. 

Nutrition

Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 569mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 967IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 70mg | Iron: 3mg