Quinoa, Brown Rice and Peach Salad
Whole grains mixed with fresh peaches and chopped pecans.
Servings: 6 people
- 2 cups Cooked quinoa
- 2 cups Cooked brown rice
- 1 cup Fresh peach chopped
- 1/2 cup Chopped pecans
- 6 Green onions chopped
- 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
Place quinoa, rice, chopped peaches, pecans and green onions in a bowl.
Stir lightly to mix ingredients.
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
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.
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