Quinoa Wilted Spinach Salad (Taste of Home)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 441.0
  • Total Fat: 23.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 58.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.9 g
  • Protein: 9.6 g

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Introduction

Taste of Home recipe so you know it's good!! Taste of Home recipe so you know it's good!!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    10 Servings Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

    DRESSING:
    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

    Directions
    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. Yield: 10 servings.

    Editor's Note: Look for quinoa in the cereal, rice or organic food aisle.

    Nutrition Facts: 3/4 cup equals 171 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions



Serving Size: Recipe says 10. I divide it into 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FITCATHY2011-12.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

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