Healthy Quinoa & Spinach Salad

Healthy Spinach and Quinoa Salad

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Healthy Quinoa and Spinach Salad

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 1

Serving Size: 2½ cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp. Cilantro or Lime Vinaigrette preferred dressing
  • ¼ cup red pepper, chopped using Chop ’N Prep Chef
  • ¼ cup green pepper, chopped using Chop ’N Prep Chef
  • ½ cup black beans canned, drained
  • 2 cups spinach

Instructions

  1. Combine quinoa, vegetable broth and orange juice in Microwave Rice Maker. Replace cover and microwave on high power 15–18 minutes. Fluff with a fork and chill in refrigerator.
  2. Layer (bottom to top): dressing, peppers, black beans, ½ cup chilled quinoa, spinach.
  3. Securely seal container. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  4. When ready to serve, shake Quick Shake® Container until all ingredients are combined. Pour into bowl and serve.

Notes

You can make this recipe four times with the amount of quinoa.

Healthy Spinach and Quinoa Salad

1 cup quinoa
1½ cups low-sodium vegetable broth
½ cup orange juice
2 tbsp. Cilantro Lime (see separate recipe card) or preferred dressing
¼ cup red pepper, chopped using Chop ’N Prep Chef
¼ cup green pepper, chopped using Chop ’N Prep Chef
½ cup black beans canned, drained
2 cups spinach
1. Combine quinoa, vegetable broth and orange juice in Microwave Rice Maker. Replace cover and microwave on high power 15–18 minutes. Fluff with a fork and chill in refrigerator.
2. Reference image on right for layering order.
3. Securely seal container. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
4. When ready to serve, shake Quick Shake® Container until all ingredients are combined. Pour into bowl and serve.