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Red White and Blue Quinoa Fruit Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Total Time:
25 mins
A healthy quinoa fruit salad with strawberries, blueberries, and a refreshing honey lime dressing. High in protein and perfect for breakfast, summer potlucks, and Memorial Day or the Fourth of July.

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 3/4 cup dry quinoa
  • 16 ounces fresh strawberries
  • 9 ounces fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup toasted slicedĀ almonds
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves — julienned

For the Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons honey — use maple syrup or agave to make vegan
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Fluff and place in a large serving bowl, then let cool slightly. In a small bowl or measuring cup, stir together the dressing ingredients: honey, lime juice, and salt.
  2. Trim and quarter the strawberries, then add them to the bowl along with the blueberries almonds and mint. Pour the dressing over the top, then toss gently to combine. Place in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Fruit Salad, Fourth of July Recipe, Red White and Blue Quinoa Fruit Salad

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1 (of 4)) — Calories: 381, Fat: 11g, Sodium: 185mg, Carbohydrates: 62g, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 18g, Protein: 11g

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