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Quinoa-Arugula Bowl With Peaches and Avocado

Quinoa-Arugula Bowl With Peaches and Avocado


Serves 1 (serving size: 1 bowl)

This salad offers a range of flavors and textures: earthy quinoa, spicy arugula, crunchy walnuts, salty cheese, and sweet peaches drizzled with tangy vinaigrette. It’s also quick to make and easily portable.


  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 3/4 cup precooked quinoa
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced (half remaining from Avocado-Herb Dressing)
  • 1/4 cup chopped peaches
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons crumbled Cotija cheese

Nutritional Information

  • Calories 547
  • Fat 38g
  • Satfat 6g
  • Unsatfat 30g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 45g
  • Fiber 13g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Added sugars 0g
  • Sodium 333mg
  • Calcium 13% DV
  • Potassium 27% DV

How to Make It

Step 1

Whisk together the vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

Step 2

Place the arugula in the bottom of a medium bowl. Arrange the quinoa, avocado slices, peaches, and walnuts around the sides of the bowl. Drizzle with the vinaigrette and sprinkle with cheese.

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