Strawberry Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Strawberry Quinoa Salad Recipe

Here’s a guilt-free dish with fresh spinach, avocado, bright-red strawberries, and quinoa for a boost of essential amino acids.

strawberry quinoa salad

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cup strawberries, halved
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • ¼ cup pecan halves
  • ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese

For the balsamic vinaigrette:

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar, to taste

Preparations:

  1. To make vinaigrette: whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and sugar in a small bowl; set aside
  2. Place spinach in a large bowl; top with strawberries, avocado, quinoa, pecans and goat cheese. Pour dressing on top of the salad and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately.

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