Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad

Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 147.9
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 131.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.4 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    2 cups water
    1 cup quinoa, rinsed
    1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach, torn
    1/2 cup dried cranberries

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


In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add quinoa. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 12-15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from the heat; fluff with a fork.

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; toss to coat. Sprinkle with pecans.

Serving Size: Makes 10 servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HCGWARRIOR2011.

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  • Very Good
    This is a delicious satisfying salad. Tastes even better the next day. This kept very well for 3 days in the fridge. - 6/8/11

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