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Spinach salad
with Gala apples and quinoa

Good and healthy

This salad is a feast for the eyes due to its wonderful colors. The combination of quinoa with spinach and Gala apples is just perfect for a light lunch. Rich in proteins, iron and vitamins with a fruity taste.
15 min.


for 2 persons

1 Gala apple
60 g fresh spinach
70 g quinoa
650 ml water
4 tbsp. olive oil extra virgin
2 tbsp. apple vinegar
A pinch of salt
1 spring onion
30 g cashew nuts
1 tsp. linseed
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Cook previously washed quinoa in boiling water for some 10 minutes. Strain quinoa with the help of a fine-meshed sieve (or colander) and rinse under cold water to avoid further cooking.
Wash spinach accurately and dry on kitchen paper. Take a bowl and add quinoa with spinach leaves. Wash apples, cut into thin slices and add to the salad together with spring onion cut into rings.
For the vinaigrette mix olive oil, apple vinegar and a pinch of salt with a fork. Dress the salad with the vinaigrette and add linseed and cashew nuts.

Recipe from Simona Pirrone

Simona Pirrone is a food stylist, web editor and author of her Biancavaniglia blog. Originally from Sicily, Simona is known for her healthy and natural cuisine. Her blog is a laboratory of ideas with various topics about food, but not only… She loves nature and observing the landscape changing over the seasons, which represent a rich source of inspiration for her recipes. In addition to seasonal ingredients from her vegetable garden, herbs and spices are among the things that she can’t do without.

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