Spinach And Quinoa Salad with a Lemon Vinaigrette
  • ¾ cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups spinach, very finely chopped
  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • juice from ½ a lemon
  1. In a fine mesh strainer, rinse the quinoa.
  2. In a medium saucepan cook quinoa according to package directions. Drain if there is any water in the pan. Set quinoa aside and let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine spinach, cranberries, almonds, and the cooled quinoa.
  4. Combine lemon vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together.
  5. Toss just enough of the lemon vinaigrette over the salad to coat.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Recipe by What's Mary Doing at https://whatsmarydoing.com/spinach-and-quinoa-salad-with-a-lemon-vinaigrette/