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Spinach And Feta Quinoa Salad

CookingAddic This quinoa salad was pretty easy to make and once you had everything in the pot you can pretty much just sit back and wait for it to finish cooking. 

Spinach And Feta Quinoa Salad
Spinach And Feta Quinoa Salad

The spinach and feta flavor combination worked really well in the quinoa salad and the one thing that I liked the most, outside of the flavor, was how light and fresh the quinoa salad seemed. It is always nice when a last minute dish turns out so good! 

Spinach And Feta Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS:
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 bunch spinach (roughly chopped)
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth (or chicken broth or water)
  • 1/4 cup parsley (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup dill (chopped)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1/4 cup feta (crumbled)
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Heat the oil in a pan.
  2. Add the onion and saute until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  4. Add the spinach and cook until it wilts.
  5. Add the quinoa, vegetable broth, parsley, dill and season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer until the quinoa is tender, about 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and hit it with a splash lemon juice and mix in the feta.