Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Quinoa Salad with Citrus Dressing

Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

For the dressing

1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
1 1/2 teaspoons wheat-free tamari
1 garlic clove, peeled
3/4 teaspoon sea salt
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

For the salad

4 cups firmly packed arugula
2 cups cooked tri-color quinoa
1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup cubed English cucumber (skin on)
1/2 cup firmly packed roughly chopped cilantro leaves
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
2 1/8″ slices red onion, cut into half moons, plus more to taste
1 medium orange peeled, pith removed, segmented, and cut into pieces

DIRECTIONS

For the dressing

Place all your dressing ingredients into the blender jar of the KitchenAid® Pro Line® Series Blender. Secure the lid and blend on Speed 10 for about 20 seconds until well combined. Set aside.

For the salad

In a large bowl, add your salad ingredients. Pour the dressing over the salad, toss gently to combine, and serve immediately.

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