Grilled Oranges With Quinoa & Almond Salad

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa 250 mL
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth 250 mL
  • 2 navel oranges
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped red onion 15 mL
  • 1/2 tsp cumin 2 mL
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, lightly toasted and coarsely chopped 60 mL
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, finely chopped

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat barbecue to high. Rinse quinoa and cook according to package directions using 1 cup (250 mL) water and chicken broth.

  • Step 2

    Peel one navel orange, then slice it crosswise into 1/2-in. (1 cm) rounds. Cut other unpeeled orange in half cross-wise. Grill orange pieces just until grill marks appear, about 2 min. per side.

  • Step 3

    In a large serving bowl, combine quinoa, red onion, cumin and almonds. Squeeze juice from orange halves over the salad and add mint. Mix well. Place grilled orange rounds on top of salad. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories 180
  • Fat 4.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.4 g
  • Carbs 28 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Fibre 4 g
  • Sodium 170 mg