Dried Fruit & Mint Quinoa Salad

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Bring the quinoa and water to a boil in a saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender, and the water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Scrape the quinoa into a large bowl and refrigerate until cold.

Stir the garbanzo beans, cranberries, raisins, almonds, mint, coriander, cumin, and olive oil into the quinoa. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Yield: 8 servings

Nutrition Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 148
  • Fat: 5 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 56 mg
  • Carbs: 23 g.
  • Fiber: 3 g.
  • Protein: 4 g.