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Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate Dressing

Recipes for Home and Restaurant

by Nadine Lloyd

Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate Dressing Recipe by Nadine Lloyd


(Serves 2)

Pomegranate Dressing:

  • Juice from 1 lemon

  • 1 teaspoon pomegranate molasses

  • ½ teaspoon caster sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • Salt and pepper – to taste


  • 2½ cups quinoa – cooked

  • ½ can black beans – washed

  • ⅔ cup cashews – raw

  • ½ cup cranberries – dried

  • Zest from 1 lemon


Pomegranate Dressing:

In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, pomegranate molasses, sugar, water, olive oil, salt, and pepper together.

Stir or blend until mixed through.


Using a serving bowl, lightly toss the salad ingredients together.

Drizzle with pomegranate dressing.

Serve cold, along with extra dressing.

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