Publix Quinoa Salad Recipe

A complete package to be called a happy and healthy meal is Publix quinoa salad. It is filled with good flavors and has an amazing aroma. The nutrient-rich spinach is added to it. Make sure that you are adding fresh spinach for better taste and appearance.

The sweet cranberries and the amazing lemon dressing make a great combo in this salad and the maple syrup is the bonus ingredient of the recipe. It can e served alone at a brunch or Sunday breakfast but can also be served when paired up with some main.

This salad refreshes you to the core and also freshens up your mind and is best to have it in the morning to open up your sleepy eyes and to throw away the laziness.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup dry uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 large handfuls of spinach, shredded
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup (not pancake syrup)
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp salt

How to make Publix Quinoa Salad

  1. First of all, in a fine sieve, rinse the quinoa properly. Then take a frying pan, add the rinsed quinoa to it and fry it on medium heat.
  2. Once a nutty aroma starts coming from the pan, turn off the heat.
  3. In the next step pour water into the pan. Let the mixture simmer and then cook for 10 minutes at least.
  4. Leave the mixture for the steam and then open the lid to let it cool properly.
  5. Then to add the spinach to the salad, shred it. Also, add in the cranberries.
  6. In a bowl add the lemon zest as well as the lemon juice. Then pour in the maple syrup. Also, add olive oil. Spice it up with salt and pepper. Whisk the mixture completely.
  7. Toss the salad, after pouring this liquid mixture at the top.
  8. Your Publix quinoa salad is ready to serve.

FAQs?

What is the storage period of quinoa salad?

In the fridge, you can store this salad for at least 2 days. You cannot store it for more than2 days as its taste will be changed.

Does quinoa salad is served hot or cold?

Quinoa salad is mostly served cold as it is kept in the fridge. You can also serve the salad without cooling them in the refrigerator just being at room temperature.

Publix Quinoa Salad Recipe
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Publix Quinoa Salad Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry uncooked quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 large handfuls of spinach shredded
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup not pancake syrup
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin oil
  • 1/2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp salt

Instructions

  • First of all, in a fine sieve, rinse the quinoa properly. Then take a frying pan, add the rinsed quinoa to it and fry it on medium heat.
  • Once a nutty aroma starts coming from the pan, turn off the heat.
  • In the next step pour water into the pan. Let the mixture simmer and then cook for 10 minutes at least.
  • Leave the mixture for the steam and then open the lid to let it cool properly.
  • Then to add the spinach to the salad, shred it. Also, add in the cranberries.
  • In a bowl add the lemon zest as well as the lemon juice. Then pour in the maple syrup. Also, add olive oil. Spice it up with salt and pepper. Whisk the mixture completely.
  • Toss the salad, after pouring this liquid mixture at the top.
  • Your Publix quinoa salad is ready to serve.

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