Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad

Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad (GF Cooking Class)

Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad
GF Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 package (6 oz.) fresh baby spinach, torn
  • 1/2 cup Cranberries


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • l garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted

In a small saucepan, bring quinoa and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from the heat; Fluff with a fork. ‘Cover’ and let stand for 10 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine the Warm quinoa, spinach and cranberries. For dressing, in a small bowl, Whisk the oil, orange juice, vinegar, maple syrup, garlic, salt and pepper; Stir in onion. Pour over quinoa mixture to coat. Sprinkle with pecans.

Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad
GF Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad

Source: Healthy Cooking Magazine (Opens in a new window)
3/4 cup = 171 calories, 9 grams fat, 136 mg sodium

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