This Apple, Pecan, and Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad is the perfect quinoa salad recipe for fall and winter! With a deliciously tangy apple cider vinegar dressing, this easy quinoa salad will become a fall staple recipe.
Bring water or vegetable broth to a boil in a small pot. Add quinoa, lower to a simmer and cover. Cook for 15-20 minutes, checking periodically, until all water/broth is absorbed and quinoa has cooked.
While quinoa is cooking, prepare the other ingredients.
Chop the apples, pecans, and spinach.
Make the dressing by combining all ingredients in a mason jar with a lid and shaking to combine or in a bowl and whisking to mix.
Once quinoa is finished cooking, combine quinoa with apples, pecans, cranberries, and spinach.