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Candied Orange Quinoa

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Candied Orange Quinoa! Fluffy quinoa combined with candied orange peels, almonds, pumpkin seeds, and fresh herbs in a simple honey vinaigrette. Delicious and easy.

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  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (Note 1)
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 33333333/100000000 cup candied orange peel, chopped (Note 2)
  • 1/4 cup almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons shallot, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper, to taste

Instructions
  1. Step 1: Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Step 2: Combine all remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Pour in the vinaigrette and toss to combine.
  3. Serve: Enjoy this quinoa salad warm or chilled. It's a perfect accompaniment to Honey Dijon Chicken Thighs and/or Roasted Root Vegetables with Honey Dijon.

Recipe Notes

Note 1: For reference, 1 cup of dry quinoa makes about 2.5 cups of cooked quinoa.

Note 2: You can buy pre-made candied orange peels or make your own at home. Here is a homemade candied orange peel recipe from Downshiftology.

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Candied Orange Quinoa

PT15M 2 cups cooked quinoa (Note 1) 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped 33333333/100000000 cup candied orange peel, chopped (Note 2) 1/4 cup almonds, chopped 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 3 tablespoons shallot, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon salt black pepper, to taste Gluten Free Vegan 4 Servings Ingredients:

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