Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Superfood Salad with lemon vinaigrette

By: Iowagirleats

**Love this salad!!  My family liked it as well!  I will make this again soon!

Serves 5:

1/2 cup dry quinoa
1/3 cup chopped red onion
1 orange, peeled and segments chopped
1 avocado, chopped
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup pomegranate arils (about 1 pomegranate worth)
1 cup frozen corn, thawed
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

lemon vinaigrette:
2 lemons, juiced (1/4 cup)
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
dash of sweetener (agave syrup, stevia, white sugar)
salt and pepper to taste
6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1.  Cook quinoa according to
2. Make lemon vinaigrette.  combine all ingredients in a jar with a tight lid and shake to combine.
3.  Combine cooled quinoa with all ingredients.  Pour vinaigrette over the salad and stir to combine.  Serve cold or room temp