Spinach & Quinoa Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Say goodbye to boring salads and a big hello to this Spinach & Quinoa Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette! Fresh, vibrant, and full of flavor!

2 cups cooked tricolor quinoa
4 cups fresh spinach
1 pear, diced
1 apple, diced
1 blood orange, peeled and diced
1/3 cup slivered almonds
½ cup pomegranate arils
¼ cup sliced scallions

2 tbsp Big Horn Blood Orange Olive Oil
2 tbsp Big Horn Cascadian Wild Raspberry, Cara Cara Orange, or Grapefruit Balsamic Vinegar
1/8 tsp garlic powder or 1 small clove, minced
Pinch of salt and pepper

Directions: Whisk dressing ingredients together. Adjust seasonings per preference; set aside. Stack spinach leaves together in “stacks”. Thinly slice spinach to create shredded greens. In a large bowl, combine spinach, fruit, quinoa, and almonds. Pour ½ of dressing over top and toss well to combine. Add additional dressing as desired and enjoy immediately. Recipe and picture: @compstonkitchen