Mushroom, Quinoa and Spinach Salad

 Mushroom, Quinoa and Spinach Salad

Mushroom, Quinoa and Spinach Salad

This salad is one of my faves.

Ingredients

400g baby spinach, washed and drained
2 punnets of button mushrooms (approx 300g), de-stemmed and finely sliced
1 1/4 cups of cooked quinoa (equivalent to 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa)

Dressing/Marinade

Juice of 2 lemons
1 tablespoon lite soy sauce or tamari
1 tablespoon miso paste
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 red onion, finely diced

Method

Combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl and whisk until fully combined.
Add sliced mushrooms to marinade and leave to sit for an hour. Stir occasionally to ensure all mushrooms are marinated.
Add quinoa to mushroom marinade and mix to combine.

To serve

Arrange baby spinach in serving bowl or platter.
Spoon mushroom and quinoa mix over.
Drizzle with remaining dressing/marinade.

Serve and enjoy!