Lemon Quinoa Salad with Feta and Wilted Spinach

Quinoa is a heart-healthy grain as well as a complete protein!

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  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • Juice and zest from one Meyer lemon
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet or wok. Add the spinach and scallions. Cook over medium heat until spinach begins to wilt. Add garlic, toss and cook for 30 seconds more. Add the cooked quinoa and continue to sauté until quinoa is heated through. Squeeze lemon juice evenly over the salad, add zest and feta. Stir to combine and immediately remove from heat. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.
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