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Strawberry Quinoa Salad

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"This strawberry, lemon, spinach, feta, and quinoa salad is fresh, sweet, and filling. (Can be adapted to your favorites) You can adjust quantities to how much it looks like you need, or how much you would like, also add nuts if you want to."
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Ingredients

32 m servings 322 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place quinoa in a saucepan. Pour 2 cups water over quinoa; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover. Simmer until quinoa is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain; cool.
  2. Combine lemon juice and olive oil in a small bowl; stir until dressing is combined.
  3. Pour half of the quinoa into a large salad bowl. Add 1 handful of baby spinach; stir together. Add 1 handful of walnuts, feta cheese, and strawberries; stir until mixed. Repeat layering and stirring quinoa, spinach, feta cheese, and strawberries until all ingredients are mixed together. Top with dressing.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Fresh lemons can be substituted for the lemon juice if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 322 calories; 24.5 g fat; 19.6 g carbohydrates; 9.9 g protein; 13 mg cholesterol; 167 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Light, fresh and delicious! I did eyeball the oil and lemon juice (to taste) and added just a bit of salt, but those were my only changes. I was skeptical of this one, but it's really, really go...

I added a bit more spinach than the recipe calls for and probably should have added even more. I used a Quinoa/Bulger Wheat blend also.

This is good, but kind of bland. In the future, I'll add salt and pepper to the dressing at the very least. Maybe some cayenne or basil or mustard or something, too. As written, the feta pret...

Very good salad - even the kids liked it! I did not make the dressing, but instead, used Lemon Chia bottled dressing. Could really substitute any dressing. I have so many bottled dressings al...