Servings: 1

Quinoa , Pomegranate and Spinach Salad

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
This quinoa, pomegranate and spinach salad makes a colorful fall side salad or a light meal.
Spinach, Quinoa And Pomegranate Salad
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Ingredients

Salad

  • 4 cups baby spinach rinsed
  • 1/2 apple chopped
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa — (see how to cook here)
  • 1/4 chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tbsp crumbled blue cheese
  • optional: a handful of toasted — (or candied) pecans

Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup — (honey or agave nectar can be substituted)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning

Instructions

Salad:

  1. In a medium bowl place spinach, then top with quinoa, pomegranate, onions, apple and blue cheese. Add candied (or toasted) pecans (optional).

Dressing:

  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients in a bowl to blend well.
  2. Drizzle dressing over salad and serve.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 912, Fat: 84g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 5mg, Sodium: 741mg, Potassium: 633mg, Carbohydrates: 35g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 18g, Protein: 6g, Vitamin A: 5680%, Vitamin C: 24.2%, Calcium: 113%, Iron: 3.1%