Quinoa Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Quinoa Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

1 hr 15 mins total time

20 mins active time


Serves 4



  • 1 cup red quinoa

    rinsed and drained

  • 4 oz cauliflower florets
  • 1 medium carrot


  • 2 green onions

    thinly sliced

  • 2 cups Italian parsley leaves


  • 5 oz cherry tomatoes


  • ¾ cup sliced almonds


  • 4 oz feta


Apple Cider Vinaigrette:

  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 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.

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