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Protein Packed Quinoa Salad

2020-04-25 | By: Snap Fitness

Looking for that protein punch?


  • 240 g Lean Beef
  • 3⅓ cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 20 whole Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 medium Cucumber
  • 1 medium Capsicum
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1 serve Salt and Pepper
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 5 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Honey


Step 1

Cook the quinoa as per packet instructions.

Step 2

Season both sides of beef steaks with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Spray some olive oil in a frypan and place over medium-high heat.

Step 4

Add the steaks to the pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes each side (or until cooked to your liking).

Step 5

Place the steaks on a plate, cover loosely with foil and set aside for 10 minutes to rest.

Step 6

For the dressing, mince the garlic then combine with the vinegar and honey in a small bowl and mix. Add the oil and mix again.

Step 7

Halve cherry tomatoes and thinly slice cucumber and capsicum. Place in a large bowl with the spinach and quinoa and toss to combine.

Step 8

Cut the steaks across the grain into 1cm-thick slices and place on top of the salad.

Step 9

Drizzle the dressing over the top and season with more salt and pepper if desired, then enjoy!

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