Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
A salad layered with tender spring lettuces, hearty quinoa, crunchy toasted almonds, bold parmesan, chewy bright sun dried tomatoes and a final finish of a tangy, rich balsamic vinaigrette. So much goodness in one super satisfying salad!
Ready in: 20minutes
5oz. baby spring lettuce blend
1 1/4cupscooked and chilled quinoa
1/3cupshaved parmesan,slightly crumbled
1/2cupalmonds,chopped and toasted
1/4cupwell drained julienned sun dried tomatoes packed in olive oil,chopped (reserve oil)
1/4cupoil from jar of sun dried tomatoes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
For the dressing combined all of the dressing ingredients in a jar, cover with lid and shake to blend.
In a salad bowl layer together spring lettuce blend, basil, quinoa, parmesan, almonds and sun dried tomatoes.