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Quinoa Spinach Salad

Fill this salad with your favorite fruits to add a zestful taste and texture for a light side dish.

Hands-on Time: 20 min. | Total Time: 25 min. | Serves: 6-8 | Difficulty: Easy

Ingredients:
  • ½ cup dry quinoa
Dressing:
  • ½ tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ½ mango, peeled and chopped
  • ½ kiwi, peeled and chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
Salad:
  • 1 bag (8 oz.) spinach
  • ¼ cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled and segmented
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • ¼ cup blackberries
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped
Directions:
  1. Cook quinoa according to the package directions and set aside.
  2. For the dressing: combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. For the salad: place spinach in a large bowl and add the remaining ingredients, including the cooked quinoa. Toss until well combined.
  4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss.
  5. Serve and refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 150, Calories from Fat 70, Total Fat 9g (14% DV), Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV), Sodium 35mg (1% DV), Carbohydrates 16g (5% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 6g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A 60%, Vitamin C 60%, Calcium 6%, Iron 8%.

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