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Pear and Quinoa Salad

Pear and quinoa salad


  • 2 cups cooked quinoa (red provides more color)

  • 2 cups chopped pear

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1/4 cup golden raisins

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

  • 1/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette

  • Four romaine lettuce leaves


Mix all ingredients and mound into lettuce leaves. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Makes four servings

Each serving contains about 258 calories, 7 g fat (no saturated fat, trans fat, or cholesterol), 161 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 7 g dietary fiber, 17 g sugars, and 6 g protein.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Date Last Reviewed: 3/11/2011
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