Arugula and Black Quinoa Salad Recipe with Green Goddess Dressing

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Arugula Salad with Black Quinoa and Green Goddess Dressing

Serving Size: Makes 2 Entree Servings

This quinoa salad recipe is a perfect healthy lunch or dinner, and is both quick and easy to make. It is also vegetarian and gluten-free.

Ingredients

  • For the salad:
  • 5oz baby arugula
  • ½ cup cooked black quinoa
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced carrots
  • ½ cup diced cucumbers
  • For the vinaigrette:
  • ½ medium avocado
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp basil, chopped
  • 2-3 scallions, chopped
  • ½ – ¾ cup olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt (to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine all the ingredients for the salad.
  2. Make the vinaigrette: combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse to combine. Stream in the olive oil gradually and blend until the mixture becomes light and frothy. Taste for seasoning.
  3. Pour 1/4 cup of the dressing down the side of the bowl and toss the salad until combined. Add more dressing as desired. Serve as an appetizer or a hearty main course salad.
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