CITRUS HERB & QUINOA SALAD

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Ingredients

FOR THE SALAD

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 medium, navel orange – sliced, peel removed
  • 1/4 cup, red onion – diced
  • 6 cups, spring mix
  • 1- 14 oz can, black beans – drained and rinsed
  • salt and pepper – to taste
  • 1, ripe avocado – sliced

FOR THE DRESSING

  • 1/2 cup, il Fustino Citrus Herb Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup, il Fustino Mimosa Champagne Vinegar
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 tsp, cumin
  • salt and pepper – to taste

Directions

Cook 1 cup of quinoa per package instructions. Set aside and let cool.

While the quinoa is cooling rinse black beans. Mix beans with diced red onions, orange slices and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Add bean mixture to cooled quinoa. Set aside.

Prepare the dressing: combine all dressing ingredients in a food processor. Blend until combined. Adjust seasoning to taste.

To plate: put a handful or two of washed spring mix on a plate, top with the quinoa mixture and garnish with half of a sliced avocado.

Pour dressing over the top before serving. Enjoy!

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