Quinoa Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
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Quinoa Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

the Combi Wave™ 3 in 1
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the Combi Wave™ 3 in 1

1 hr 15 mins total time

20 mins active time


Serves 4



  • red quinoa icon
    1 cup red quinoa

    rinsed and drained

  • cauliflower florets icon
    4 oz cauliflower florets
  • medium carrot icon
    1 medium carrot


  • green onion icon
    2 green onions

    thinly sliced

  • Italian parsley leaves icon
    2 cups Italian parsley leaves


  • cherry tomato icon
    5 oz cherry tomatoes


  • sliced almonds icon
    ¾ cup sliced almonds


  • feta icon
    4 oz feta


Apple Cider Vinaigrette

  • apple cider vinegar icon
    3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • honey icon
    1 tsp honey
  • Dijon mustard icon
    1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • olive oil icon
    ¼ cup olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper icon
    Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  • 1Place quinoa in a large microwave safe bowl. Add 2 cups (480ml) of water and place on turntable.
  • 2Press MICROWAVE and set 100% for 15 minutes. Press START to begin cooking.
  • 3Let stand for 5 minutes then stir and cool to room temperature.
  • 4Place cauliflower in microwave safe bowl with 1 tablespoon water, cover with vented lid or plastic wrap and place on turntable. Press FOOD MENU and select COOK, then SOFT VEG, 4 ounces. Press START to begin cooking, stirring halfway through. Cool to room temperature.
  • 5When quinoa and cauliflower are cool, place in large bowl with carrot, green onion, parsley, cherry tomatoes, almonds and feta.
  • 6Make Apple Cider Vinaigrette: Whisk vinegar, honey, mustard and olive oil in small bowl.
  • 7Pour Apple Cider Vinaigrette over salad, season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Side dish/Accompaniment
Gluten Free

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