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Chicken & Quinoa Salad

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“This salad is high in protein and simple to make. I use chicken that has been grilled, but any leftover chicken would work. I might also try it with some baked tofu in place of the chicken.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water and a pinch of salt to a boil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add the quinoa, stir, cover, reduce heat to simmer for 15 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  3. Remove from heat & remove lid to cool.
  4. In a skillet over medium heat, toast the almonds until light brown.
  5. In a large bowl, mix the oil, vinegar, salt & pepper.
  6. Stir in the quinoa to coat.
  7. Add the chicken and grapes and toss to combine.
  8. Serve sprinkled with the toasted almonds.

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