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Triple Berry and Quinoa Salad with Mixed Greens

Triple Berry and Quinoa Salad with Mixed Greens places sweet berries and nutty quinoa amidst a backdrop of earthy mixed greens, cucumbers, and peppers, all pulled together with a balsamic vinaigrette for a colorful and scrumptious salad.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Author: Marie

Ingredients

  • 1 c. cooked quinoa
  • 1 c. mixed baby greens
  • 1/3 c. diced cucumber
  • 1/3 c. diced yellow or orange pepper
  • 1/4 c. diced red onion
  • 3/4 c. sliced strawberries
  • 3/4 c. blueberries
  • 1/2 c. raspberries
  • 3 Tbsp. white balsamic or lavender balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. herbes de provence
  • 1/2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint optional

Instructions

  • In a large bowl gently toss together the quinoa, mixed greens, cucumber, diced pepper, onion, and berries.
  • Prepare the vinaigrette in a separate bowl, blending together the lavender or white balsamic vinegar, olive oil, lime juice, honey, herbes de provence, and mint (if using).
  • Drizzle the prepared vinaigrette over the salad ingredients and gently fold in until evenly distributed.
  • Serve immediately.