Quinoa, Garbanzo & Spinach Salad W/ Smoked Paprika Dressing

“I made this very easy, healthy recipe today for lunch from Bon Appetit. This was my first time making quinoa. I will definitely be looking for more recipes. Not only was it tasty, but I loved reading up on all the health benefits. I halved the recipe easily to serve just me (for the next few days) and the only substitution I made was to use grape tomatoes as I could not find baby heirlooms.”
READY IN:
41mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place quinoa in large saucepan; add enough salted water to cover quinoa by 1 inch. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer until quinoa is tender, 15 to 16 minutes. Drain. Chill until cool.
  2. Meanwhile, combine spinach leaves, garbanzos, cubed cucumber, halved tomatoes, mint leaves, and half of feta cheese in extra-large bowl. Add cooled quinoa and toss gently to blend.
  3. Whisk vinegar and smoked paprika in small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil. Season dressing with salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Season generously with salt and pepper. Sprinkle remaining feta over.

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