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Quinoa Spinach Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a great option to a traditional lettuce salad. It is filling and good for you! You can substitute ranch dressing for different dressing of your choice."
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55 m servings 300
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Bring water and quinoa to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until quinoa is tender and water has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat, uncover and allow to cool, about 30 minutes.
  2. Toss quinoa, spinach, hard-boiled eggs, walnuts, and sunflower seeds in a large bowl until combined. Top with ranch dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 300 calories; 23.6 14.2 8.2 135 338 Full nutrition

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Easy and good. I added 2 tsp of chicken bouillon to the water the quinoa was cooked in and used coleslaw dressing instead of ranch. I also added some chopped dried cranberries for color and a...

This is a good and healthy basic salad. I didnt have any walnuts on hand so I substituted pecans but otherwise I followed the recipe.