Quinoa Salad

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Yield: 10 servings
Serving Size 2/3 cup
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Make it a Meal: 
  • sliced fruit
  • a glass of low-fat milk


1 large red bell pepper, seeded and diced
3 large celery stalks, diced
2 large carrots, peeled and diced
2 cups
water or low-sodium vegetable broth
1 cup
quinoa (dry)
3 green onion's, sliced
3 tablespoons
minced parsley
1⁄2 cup
rice vinegar
2 tablespoons
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil
2 cloves
garlic, finely chopped


  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine-mesh wire strainer under running water for 1 minute.
  2. Bring the water or broth to a boil in a medium saucepan. Slowly add the quinoa and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes. Refrigerate until cool.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare all the vegetables and place them in a salad bowl.
  4. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  5. Add quinoa to the vegetables. Add the dressing and toss well.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Last updated: 04/04/14

2 Comments for "Quinoa Salad"


I really liked this salad.


This is one of my favorite recipes on this site. It is oh so good and healthy!

Average: 4.5 (2 votes)

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