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Strawberry Spinach Salad with Toasted Quinoa

Strawberries + spinach + almonds + toasted quinoa. All drizzled with a minty honey-lime dressing. Pretty much sums up everything I love about summer in one giant salad.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword spinach, strawberry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 391 kcal
Author Alyssa

Ingredients

  • 5 oz container fresh spinach about 6 cups
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries about 2 cups, quartered
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup toasted quinoa cooled (check out this post for a tutorial)

for the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • Salt + pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place all dressing ingredients into a blender and blend on high until smooth. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large bowl, add spinach and top with strawberries, almonds and quinoa. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  3. Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to two hours before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Toasted Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 391 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 104mg5%
Potassium 666mg19%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 3455IU69%
Vitamin C 82.7mg100%
Calcium 155mg16%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.