Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit and Avocado Recipe

Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit and Avocado Recipe

How To Make Quinoa Salad with Spinach Grapefruit and Avocado

Relish a refreshing vegetarian meal with this quinoa salad tossed with avocados and spinach. It’s dressed with a vinaigrette made with grapefruit juice.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4ozbaby spinach
  • 2ruby red grapefruits,peeled and fruit separated, reserve 3 slices
  • 1haas avocados,diced
  • 1cupquinoa,cooked ⅓ cup dry

For Citrus Vinaigrette:

  • tbspolive oil
  • tbspchampagne vinegar
  • 2tbspshallots,chopped
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 3grapefruit juice,from reserved slices of grapefruit


  1. Rinse quinoa well under cold water and cook according to package directions. Drain and let it cool.

  2. Peel the skin and white membrane off the grapefruit and separate the pieces.

  3. Reserve three grapefruit slices for the vinaigrette and squeeze the juice. Set aside.

  4. Cut up the remaining grapefruit into small pieces for the salad.

  5. In a medium bowl, whisk the olive oil, grapefruit juice (from 3 slices of grapefruit), vinegar, chopped shallots, salt, and pepper.

  6. In a large bowl, toss spinach, quinoa, avocado, grapefruit, and vinaigrette.

  7. Divide between four plates.


  • Calories: 404.73kcal
  • Fat: 15.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.36g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.98g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.84g
  • Fiber: 9.55g
  • Sugar: 22.71g
  • Protein: 9.75g
  • Sodium: 948.73mg
  • Calcium: 102.57mg
  • Potassium: 1078.64mg
  • Iron: 3.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 210.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 107.63mg
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