Quinoa Salad with Spinach
This quinoa salad is an easy to make dish perfect for lunch, on-the-go or for a light dinner. Loaded with flavor and vitamins this recipe will be one you want to share with family and friends.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Quinoa Salad with Spinach
This quinoa salad is an easy to make dish perfect for lunch, on-the-go or for a light dinner. Loaded with flavor and vitamins this recipe will be one you want to share with family and friends.
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 people 20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup quinoa uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth or water, (or 1 1/2 cups homemade)
  • 1 bunch spinach washed, stemmed and chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 1 cup marinated artichoke hearts chopped
  • 1/3 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 6-8 marinated sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 6 leaves basil chopped
Dressing
  • 1/3 cup lemon
  • 1 Tbl white wine vinegar
  • 1/3 tsp red pepper flakes
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat water and/or broth in a pan along with the quinoa to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  2. Add cooked quinoa to a large bowl and let cool for a few minutes.
  3. While the quinoa cools, saute the spinach with the water that clings to it when washed. Cook until wilted and tender.
  4. Add the chopped onion, artichoke hearts, walnuts, raisins, sun-dried tomatoes, basil to the quinoa and the spinach. Combine well.
  5. Dress with the lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper and red pepper flakes.
Nutrition Facts
Quinoa Salad with Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 276 Calories from Fat 129
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.3g 22%
Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 32.6g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.8g 23%
Sugars 6.8g
Protein 7.4g 15%
Vitamin A 18%
Vitamin C 42%
Calcium 9%
Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This recipe was printed from plantbasedcooking.com