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Quinoa, Rice and Peach Salad on a small white plate with fresh peaches in the background.
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5 from 5 votes

Quinoa, Brown Rice and Peach Salad

Whole grains mixed with fresh peaches and chopped pecans. 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peach salad, quinoa peach salad, quinoa salad, rice salad
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 191kcal
Author: Kathy

Ingredients

Salad

  • 2 cups Cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups Cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup Fresh peach chopped
  • 1/2 cup Chopped pecans
  • 6 Green onions chopped

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup Orange juice fresh squeezed, if possible
  • 2 Tablespoons White wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper

Instructions

Salad

  • Place quinoa, rice, chopped peaches, pecans and green onions in a bowl.
  • Stir lightly to mix ingredients.

Dressing

  • In a separate bowl, combine orange juice, vinegar, honey, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper.
  • Pour dressing over rice mixture. Stir
  • Top with additional sliced green onions for garnish

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Notes

When peaches are in season, use fresh peaches. You don’t need to peel them, just chop them up into a fine dice and add to the salad.
Frozen peaches also work in this recipe. Make certain your peaches are not sweetened. Allow peaches to thaw, then chop and add to salad. 

Nutrition

Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 104mg | Potassium: 197mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg