Recipe: Quinoa Salad with Cranberries, Spinach and Feta

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Did you try the quinoa recipe I posted two weeks ago?  Huh?  Did you?

Well, what are you waiting for?

Quinoa is all the rage. And although I haven’t seen it reported anywhere, I’m pretty certain quinoa is the latest version of housewife crack.  Forget soccer mom crack {that was soooo 2010} forget about the wine bar or nail salon {nail polish wears off you know} and go buy a bag  of quinoa.

Trust me.  All the cool people are eating it.  And you should be too.

Ingredients

2 cups Quinoa
4 cups Chicken stock
4 oz Feta cheese crumbles
2 cups Fresh spinach, chopped
1 cup Cranberries
1/3 cup Ken’s Steakhouse Balsamic and Honey Salad Dressing

Directions

Place the quinoa and chicken stock in a rice cooker, turn it on and cook.
Let Quinoa cool 1 hour and place in a large bowl.
Add spinach, cranberries, feta to cooled quinoa and mix well.
Add dressing and stir to coat.

Looking for more recipes featuring Quinoa? Amazon currently has Quinoa 365: The Everyday Superfood By Patricia Green on sale right now for $15.42.

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Comments

  1. myna lee johnstone says:

    cool combo!

  2. I love feta but can’t eat dairy right now. Do you think it would be any good without it? This would be my first quinoa experience.

  3. This looks so good but I have to tell you my favorite way to eat quinoa is in these cookies
    http://www.bonappetit.com/recipes/2012/01/almond-cranberry-quinoa-cookies

    @Devon- I’ve been there with the no dairy thing and cheese was the hardest for me. (I still don’t do most dairy but I do have cheese once in awhile, just can’t give it up ) I was thinking about some things that I replace for creamy, like avocado or hummus, but I don’t know how either one would go with the cranberries. How about toasted walnuts or pecans?

  4. Thanks, I just made the Quinoa Salad with Cranberries, Spinach and Feta. Very yummy!!

  5. Barbara Hoffer says:

    Making this tonight, looks so good and easy.

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