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Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds

One can never have too many summer potluck side dishes in their recipe lineup. This fresh Strawberry & Quinoa Salad with Toasted Almonds is a surefire crowd pleaser.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salads, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 3 Cups
Calories: 149.2kcal

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cups tricolor quinoa rinsed & drained
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced

The Dressing:

Instructions

  • Combine the quinoa and water in a medium saucepan set over high heat. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to low. Cook until all of the water is absorbed, 18 to 20 minutes. Spread the quinoa on a baking sheet and let cool.
  • In a serving bowl, combine the cooled quinoa, strawberries, almonds and green onions.
  • Toss with the dressing. Serve.

The Dressing:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, agave nectar and salt.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 4 (Points+), 3 (Old Points)

Nutrition

Serving: 0.5Cup | Calories: 149.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.9g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Sodium: 105.3mg | Potassium: 51.1mg | Fiber: 2.4g | Sugar: 3.3g