Quinoa is one of those delicious superfoods packed with omegas, protein, and all kinds of vitamins and minerals. Pair it with some greens, sun dried tomatoes, nuts, and a delicious lemon dressing and you’ve got yourself a fantastic salad!

Recipe by: Kate with Cookie and Kate

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed in a fine-mesh colander
  • ⅓ cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 2 cups roughly chopped fresh spinach or arugula
  • ⅓ cup sliced almonds
  • ¼ teaspoon olive oil
  • Salt, to taste
Lemon dressing
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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The featured image is a stock photo by Quim Muns on Pixabay meant to represent this dish.