Superfood Quinoa Salad

superfoodI first tried this salad at a party at my friend Susan’s house.  She was serving it as a dip with tortilla chips.  I loved it so much that I make the recipe and eat for lunch. It is so refreshing and light!



Superfood Salad Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils (from 1 pomegranate)
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 8oz shrimp, cooked & chopped

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • sea salt & pepper to taste


Cook quinoa according to package.  Set aside to cook.  Combine dressing ingredients and whisk together.  Combine cooked quinoa with all the ingredients and pour dressing over.  Can eat warm or cold.  Or, can serve at a party with tortilla chips.  Serving size is 1 1/4 cup. Serves 4-5

Per Serving: 385 Calories, 11g Fat, 13g Fiber, 10g Sugar, 23g Protein

2 Comments on Superfood Quinoa Salad

  1. Stephanie
    January 30, 2014 at 11:07 pm (4 years ago)

    Looks delicious, cannot wait to try this!

  2. Lisa Braun
    February 27, 2014 at 5:39 am (4 years ago)

    Love your site!


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