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Quinoa Salad with Spinach and Berries

This Quinoa Salad with Spinach and Berries is always a hit with everyone who tries it. It's healthy, light and refreshing with sweetness and crunch. It's full of antioxidants and gluten-free too. You can't lose with this favorite salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 323kcal
Author Karen Kelly

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa cooked and cooled
  • 2 cups baby spinach washed, dried and chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries halved
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • For Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil or olive
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Throw all salad ingredients into a bowl and toss gently.
  • Put dressing ingredients into a small mason jar and shake.
  • Pour dressing over salad right before serving.
  • This salad is impossible to mess up so use whatever amounts you like for the spinach and berries.

Nutrition

Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 338mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 19.2% | Vitamin C: 23.6% | Calcium: 3.9% | Iron: 11.9%