9 Delicious Quinoa Salad Recipes You Need to Try Today! 

Salad should not be boring. These nine quinoa salad recipes will prove you that you can make delicious salad that tastes as good as it looks. Bonus is they’re packed with goodness.

Roasted butternut squash quinoa salad.

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious meal that’s easy to make, then quinoa salad is the answer! These nine quinoa salad recipes will satisfy your taste buds and keep you full and energized all day.

Each recipe uses nutritious ingredients like fresh vegetables, fruits, and protein-rich quinoa. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy lunch or a show-stopping side dish for your next dinner or potluck party, these recipes will impress. So, grab your apron and get ready to whip up some mouth-watering quinoa salads!

Zesty Quinoa Salad

Zesty quinoa salad.
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Summer picnics will taste much better when you bring this easy, zesty quinoa salad!! This six-ingredient salad of fresh veggies and quinoa gets lots of zest and lemony flavor from the simple lemon dijon vinaigrette you can whip up in a flash, mainly using pantry staples. Get the recipe.

Roasted Tomato Quinoa Salad

Quinoa salad with roast tomatoes.
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You’ll love this roasted Tomato Quinoa Salad because it is full of colors, textures, and flavors. With all the fresh ingredients, this salad is a nutritious and delicious meal, perfect as a side dish or main. It’s so comfortingly delicious you would want to make it repeatedly. Get the recipe.

Salmon Quinoa Bowl

Salmon Quinoa Bowl.
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This colorful and easy salmon quinoa bowl recipe has everything you need for a balanced, nutritious, delicious meal. It has good fats, a great source of fiber, and lots of protein. What’s not to love? Get the recipe.

Mediterranean Arugula Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean arugula quinoa salad.
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Let’s go to Mediteranean with this arugula quinoa salad. This salad uses kalamata olives and feta cheese combined with arugula, chickpeas, and quinoa, all tossed in a homemade sun-dried tomato vinaigrette, making it a delectable, healthy salad that’s a perfect summertime meal or fresh side dish. Get the recipe.

Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

Roasted butternut squash quinoa salad.
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Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad with goat cheese, cranberries, and other drool-worthy ingredients tossed in a delectable homemade lime-soy dressing! So, if you feel like a gourmet salad with all the deliciousness and nutrition, this salad is for you. Get the recipe.

Quinoa Vegetable Salad

Quinoa vegetable salad.
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This colorful quinoa vegetable salad is one of those tremendous versatile dishes that works just as well as a main dish for dinner as it does a side. And as lunch? Why not. You can enjoy it any time you like. And it’s looking pretty, too. Get the recipe.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Tomato and Cucumber

Mediterranean quinoa salad with tomato and cucumber.
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Here is another Mediterranean quinoa salad that is simple to make and complete with texture and flavor. It is a perfect summer side dish, especially if you love those fresh tomatoes and cucumbers. Get the recipe.

Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek quinoa salad.
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Loaded with fresh Mediterranean ingredients tossed with a zesty lemon dressing and creamy feta, this Greek quinoa salad is my go-to for meal prep, entertaining, and the holiday season. Serve with creamy tzatziki and lamb koftas for a Greek-style feast. Get the recipe.

Southwest Quinoa Salad

Southwest quinoa salad.
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This flavorful Southwest Quinoa Salad is easy to make with ingredients you probably already have! It’s vegan, gluten-free, super tasty, and perfect for BBQs, potlucks, and picnics. It makes a great plant-based meal or side dish. Get the recipe.

Author: Devy Dar

Title: Food Writer, Recipe Developer, and Digital Content Creator.


Devy Dar founded So Yummy Recipes and Drizzling Flavor to share her love of food after exploring various cultures and cuisines for more than two decades. Her mission is to help others easily recreate traditional and non-traditional food with readily available ingredients. Her works have been featured in Reader’s Digest, Al Jazeera, MSN, Yahoo, Bon Appetit, and more. 

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