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Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries and Feta


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Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries and Feta

Mix spinach and craisins with quinoa for a healthy protein filled quinoa recipe.


  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 10 min
  • Ready Time : 20 min




  • 4 cups of quinoa, cooked and cooled
  • 2 green onions, finely sliced
  • 1/2 large cucumber, sliced and quartered
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup low-fat Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 cup baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil (optional)


1) Combine the cooked and cooled quinoa in a large bowl with the onions, cucumber, walnuts, dried cranberries, feta cheese, and spinach.

2) In a separate small bowl, combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and lemon juice; mix well.

3) Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Refrigerate for at least an hour.

4) Garnish with torn basil before serving.


About Nutrition by Bru


Lindsay Brustein Rosen, MS, RD is a registered dietitian and the founder of Nutrition by Bru, a nutrition counseling and consulting practice in New York. She received a Master of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, as well as the Greater New York Dietetic Association.

For more information, visit www.nutritionbybru.com




5 Responses to Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries and Feta

  1. avatar says: nina ross

    I love the quinoa recipe. It looks absolutely delicious and easy to make. I can’t wait to try it. Thank you

  2. avatar says: Lindsay

    Is this recipe for 4 cups PRECOOKED or 4 cups after it’s cooked? Thanks

  3. avatar says: Liz

    This is excellent!! Do you have the nutrition facts for it?

  4. avatar says: Lisa

    This is really a great dish. My family loves it. Thanks for sharing.

  5. avatar says: Amy

    I had a luncheon at my home today and served the quinoa cranberry and feta salad. It was such a big hit. Please post some other recipes Thanks

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