Warm Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes and Spinach

Cooking Time: 40 minutes (includes quinoa cooking time) Serves : 2


  • 1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 ½ cup cocktail tomatoes, halved
  • Dash of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Sprinkle of fresh parsley or basil (or any other herbs you have)
  • Pinch of nutmeg (optional)
  • Squeeze of lemon juice


  1. In a large frying pan or wok, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté for a minute.
  2. Stir in the cooked quinoa until heated through.
  3. Add the spinach, green onion and tomatoes.
  4. Sprinkle with nutmeg and fresh herbs and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Drizzle with lemon juice and give it a quick stir. As soon as the spinach starts to wilt, remove from heat and serve immediately.
Blog, NutritionJenna Drew