Quinoa Spinach Salad

Fill this salad with your favorite fruits to add a zestful taste and texture for a light side dish.

Serves: 6Prep: 20 minutesCook: 5 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 bag (8 oz.) spinach
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  • Cook quinoa according to the package directions and set aside.
  • For the dressing: combine apple cider vinegar, mango, kiwi, olive oil, orange juice, and orange zest in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  • For the salad: place spinach in a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients, including the cooked quinoa. Toss until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 mango, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 bag (8 oz.) spinach
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  • Cook quinoa according to the package directions and set aside.
  • For the dressing: combine apple cider vinegar, mango, kiwi, olive oil, orange juice, and orange zest in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  • For the salad: place spinach in a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients, including the cooked quinoa. Toss until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss.
  • Serve and refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium35mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars6g
Protein3g