Spinach Quinoa Salad

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Yogurt Honey Dijon Dressing

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Yogurt Honey Dijon Dressing

This salad checks all of the boxes - quick, healthy, minimal prep, and great for leftovers. Protein-packed eggs and fiber-rich quinoa and vegetables make this salad a filling meal for lunch or dinner. Prepare it as written or sub with vegetables you have on hand and top with a homemade, greek yogurt dressing. 

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Ingredients

1 cup baby spinach
1/3 cup cooked quinoa
2 tbsp red onion, julienne sliced
1/4 cup cucumber, diced
1 hard boiled egg, halved or diced
2 slices cooked turkey bacon, chopped
3 tbsp greek yogurt, honey dijon dressing (recipe below)

Instructions

Prepare salad with all ingredients, including dressing.

Nutrition Info (full salad): Cal: 350, Total Fat: 11g, Sat Fat: 3g, Sodium: 580mg, Carbs: 26g, Protein: 34g, Sugar: 2.5g, Fiber: 6g

Greek Yogurt, Honey Dijon Dressing

Recipe yield: 15 fl oz


Ingredients

1/2 cup fat free greek yogurt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup dijon mustard
3 tbsp honey
1 tsp garlic, minced
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsp chives, minced

Instructions

Place all ingredients, except chives, in a blender. Blend until smooth. Stir in chives.

Nutrition info (1.5 fl oz dressing): Cal: 80, Total Fat: 1.5g, Sat Fat: 1g, Sodium: 150mg, Carbs: 7g, Protein: 1.5g, Sugar: 6g, Fiber: 0g