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Quinoa Spinach Power Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

1/2 cups Uncooked Quinoa
2 cups Salted Water
2 cups Spinach, Finely Chopped
1 Tomato, Diced
1/2 cups Diced Cucumbers
1/4 cups Raisins
1- 1/2 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
1- 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1/4 teaspoons Salt
1/4 teaspoons Ground Black Pepper


In a medium bowl, rinse quinoa a few times. In a medium saucepan, boil salted water. Add quinoa and continue to boil for about 10 minutes until quinoa is tender. Drain quinoa and let it cool. In a large bowl, combine spinach, tomatoes, cucumbers, raisins and cooled quinoa. In a small bowl, make lemon vinaigrette. Combine lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Pour onto the salad and toss to coat. Season to taste with more salt and pepper, if needed.

Source: tastykitchen.com