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Orange Cranberry Quinoa Salad


Special Diet

Gluten-Free, Vegetarian


Side Dish

Main Ingredient

Vegetables, Rice & Grains


Quick & Easy, Entertaining, Holidays


  • 1 cup pre-rinsed quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 Tablespoons San-J Orange Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup roasted and salted pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Combine the quinoa, salt, and water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover the pan, lower the heat and simmer until all the liquid is absorbed, 10 – 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and let cool.
  • Whisk together the San-J Orange Sauce and olive oil. Add the quinoa along with the pistachios, cranberries, red onion, mint, and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Serve at room temperature.
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