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Red Quinoa Recipe, Feta and Spinach Salad

Red quinoa, feta and spinach salad

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • serves 4

This tempting quinoa salad is high in protein, making it a great lunch to avoid a mid-afternoon sugar crash. It also makes a healthy and filling dinner.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal355
fat18.9g
saturates7.2g
carbs31.2g
sugars0g
fibre1.2g
protein16.8g
salt2.06g
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Ingredients

  • 200g red quinoa, or ordinary quinoa if you can't find any in health food shops
  • olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 200g block feta, crumbled
  • ½ cucumber, chopped
  • 150g spinach, roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions, shredded

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the quinoa according to pack instructions. Drain well then toss with 2tbsp oil, vinegar, garlic and cumin while still warm and season. Toss through the rest of the ingredients and serve.

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