Layered Spinach and Quinoa Salad

Ingredients:

3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 175 mL
2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
4 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 4 Tbsp
1 Tbsp granulated sugar 15 mL
1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
4 cups chopped fresh spinach 1L
1/2 cup chopped red onion 125 mL
2 cups cooked quinoa or whole grain of your choice 500 mL
2 cups chopped tomatoes 500 mL
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 175 mL
1/4 cup toasted pumpkin seeds 60 mL

Instructions:

For dressing: In glass jar or container with lid, shake together yogurt, canola oil, lemon juice, sugar and salt.
1. In large bowl, toss spinach with 3 tablespoons of dressing and spoon into bottom of clear serving bowl. Sprinkle onions on top to form second layer of salad.
2. In large bowl, combine quinoa with 3 tablespoons of dressing and spoon atop onion layer. Sprinkle tomatoes, feta and pumpkin seeds on top and drizzle with remaining dressing. Serve immediately.

Photos and Recipe provided with permission from CanolaInfo.org
Per Serving (1 cup- 250 ml)Servings: 6
Calories280
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat6g
Cholesterol20mg
Carbohydrates23g
Fiber3g
Sugars7g
Protein10g
Sodium440mg
Potassium402mg
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