Autumn Fruit Quinoa Salad

Autumn Fruit Quinoa Salad

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This keeps well for 3-4 days. I like to make up a batch on the weekend for lunches during the week.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    quinoa, raw ( can use red or white, i like to use both.)
  • 1 c
    chicken broth or water
  • 1 c
    each diced apples and pears. (sprinkle with fruit fresh to keep from turning brown.)
  • 1/4 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1/4 c
    toasted silvered almonds
  • 1 Tbsp
    pomegranate seeds (optional)

How to Make Autumn Fruit Quinoa Salad


  1. Soak quinoa in cold water for about 5-10 minutes, rinse and drain well in fine mesh strainer. Bring chicken or water to a boil, add quinoa, cover and simmer approximately 30 min. or until tender and liquid is absorbed. I cook my quinoa in a rice cooker, works like a charm. Cool quinoa to room temperature.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Drizzle with about 1 TBS of my Apple Cider Vinaigerette. Can also use other bottled fruit based vinaigrettes but the Apple Cider is best.

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About Autumn Fruit Quinoa Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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