This arugula and quinoa salad is a flavor-packed dish complete with peppery arugula, protein-packed quinoa, fresh peaches, crunchy pistachios and salty queso fresco. Add some grilled chicken to make this salad more hearty, or serve alongside fish for a light summer meal.

 

Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.

Arugula-Quinoa Salad with Fresh Peaches

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Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
This arugula and quinoa salad is a flavor-packed dish complete with peppery arugula, protein-packed quinoa, fresh peaches, crunchy pistachios and salty queso fresco. Add some grilled chicken to make this salad more hearty, or serve alongside fish for a light summer meal.   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 peach, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
Directions
  1. Whisk oil, lemon juice, mustard and salt in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Combine arugula, quinoa, peaches, pistachios and queso fresco in large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.
Nutritional Value
Calories 194 Fat 13g Protein 6g Carbohydrates 16g Fiber 3g Sodium 230mg Cholesterol 5mg Sugar 4g Calcium 10% DV Iron 7% DV
Tags , , , ,
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
Servings 4 Prep Time 10minutes
This arugula and quinoa salad is a flavor-packed dish complete with peppery arugula, protein-packed quinoa, fresh peaches, crunchy pistachios and salty queso fresco. Add some grilled chicken to make this salad more hearty, or serve alongside fish for a light summer meal.   Recipe and photography by Jodi of Create Kids Club.
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 peach, sliced
  • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco
Directions
  1. Whisk oil, lemon juice, mustard and salt in small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Combine arugula, quinoa, peaches, pistachios and queso fresco in large bowl. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat.
Nutritional Value
Calories 194 Fat 13g Protein 6g Carbohydrates 16g Fiber 3g Sodium 230mg Cholesterol 5mg Sugar 4g Calcium 10% DV Iron 7% DV

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