Refreshing Chopped Winter Salad Bowls
Servings
2servings
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings
2servings
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 mandarins
  • 1 grapefruit or blood orange
  • 1ball fresh mozzarella
  • 1small onionthinly sliced
  • 1 avocadochopped
  • 1can chickpeasdrained and rinsed
  • 1/4cup olive oil
  • 1/3cup orange juice
  • 2teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1cup quinoa
  • 1 bag spinach
Instructions
  1. Following instructions on your container of quinoa, add water or stock to a pot with quinoa and bring to a boil. Once boiling, stir, cover with lid and let simmer until done.
  2. Use a microplane or box grater to zest your mandarins until you get 1 tablespoon of zest. Once you have your zest, peel your mandarins and grapefruit and slice into thick rounds, then cut into quarters.
  3. Slice your mozzarella into thick rounds and then cut into quarters as well. Thinly slice your onion into strips.
  4. Chop your spinach and romaine and add to a large bowl. Top with cooked quinoa, citrus, onion, mozzarella, chickpeas and avocado. Toss ingredients to combine.
  5. Make your dressing by mixing together olive oil, orange juice and dijon mustard. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Dish it up, top with pumpkin seeds, and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Recipe by Ashley Thomas.

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