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Chopped Apple Quinoa and Pecan Salad | Lemons and Basil
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Chopped Apple Quinoa and Pecan Salad

This Chopped Apple Quinoa and Pecan Salad is perfect for your next get-together, full of color, nutrition, and flavor, it's sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad/Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, pecan, quinoa, salad
Servings: 10 -12
Author: Kaylee Pauley


  • 6-8 cups organic mixed greens chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 2 granny smith apples {or apple of choice} peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Hendrickson's Sweet Vinegar and Oil Salad Dressing { available at kroger or dressing of choice}


  • Rinse quinoa, then add to 1 cup water in small/medium pot, bring to a boil and simmer 15 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • Chop organic greens, apples and pecans.
  • Add greens to large bowl, top with cooled quinoa, dried cranberries, feta cheese, apples and pecans. Toss to mix well.
  • Stir in 1/4-1/3 cup dressing, continue to toss until well combined. {OR serve without dressing and allow individuals to add their own. Serves 10-12 as a side.
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator.