This tasty salad combines protein-packed quinoa with fresh vegetables like snap peas, red onion and arugula, chopped herbs, sweet apricots and crunchy pistachios. Topped off with a simple, homemade honey mustard dressing, this salad is bursting with bright, fresh flavors.
This Middle Eastern-inspired Quinoa salad is a simple and refreshing dish made up of leafy greens, sweet apricots and fresh herbs all tossed with a homemade honey mustard dressing.
Prepare quinoa according to package directions. Allow to cool completely.
Toss quinoa with oil, lemon juice, honey, Dijon, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add in snap peas, apricots, pistachios, red onion, mint and parsley and stir until well coated. Toss in arugula just before serving.
For added sweetness and a pop of color, garnish this salad with 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds.