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Strawberry Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Strawberry Quinoa Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette


  • 6 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cup strawberries, halved
  • 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 teaspoons or more, to taste Dixie Crystals Extra Fine Granulated Sugar


  1. To make vinaigrette, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and sugar in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. To assemble salad, place spinach in a large bowl; top with strawberries, avocado, quinoa, pecans and goat cheese. Pour dressing on top of salad and gently toss to combine.
  3. Serve immediately.
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Recipe developed for Dixie Crystals by Chung-Ah Rhee @damndelicious.