Quinoa, Garbanzo, and Spinach Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing

Quinoa, Garbanzo, and Spinach Salad with Smoked Paprika Dressing
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 298.8
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 21.1 mg
  • Sodium: 466.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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Introduction

I cut the recipe by a 1/3, brought the quinoa down to 2 cups cooked, and skipped the tomato I cut the recipe by a 1/3, brought the quinoa down to 2 cups cooked, and skipped the tomato
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked quinoa
    3-4 cups (packed) baby spinach leaves
    1-15- to 16-ounce cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed, drained
    1 cucumber
    2-4 tsp mint leaves
    3/4 cups coarsely crumbled feta cheese (about 7 ounces), divided
    2 tbl Sherry wine vinegar
    1 3/4 teaspoons smoked paprika
    1/4 cup olive oil

Tips

delicious, but oil breakdown the spinach really quickly


Directions

Combine spinach leaves, garbanzos, cubed cucumber, mint leaves, and half of feta cheese in extra-large bowl. Add cooled quinoa and toss gently to blend.
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Whisk vinegar and smoked paprika in small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season dressing with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Season generously with salt and pepper. Sprinkle remaining feta over.


Serving Size: side is 1/2 cup, meal is 2 cups

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NWILKER.

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