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Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad

Cherry Pistachio Rice Quinoa Salad

  • Author: Marty Boyd
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: American



1 package Minute Rice Rice & Quinoa mix prepared according to package directions and cooled
2 cups cherries, seeded and sliced in half
1 cup baby spinach, thinly sliced
1 small shallot, minced
1/2 cup pistachios, roughly chopped
1/4 cup chopped mint
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon shallot, minced
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper


In a large bowl add the cooked rice & quinoa, cherries, spinach, pistachios, shallot, and mint.
In a jar with a tight-fitting lid or a blender add olive oil, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper. Shake well to emulsify all ingredients.
Pour dressing over salad and toss well to combine. Garnish with extra mint if desired.
Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Keywords: cherry, pistachio. mint, shallot, rice, quinoa, apple cider vinegar, salad, fresh,