Crunchy Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe

Quinoa Salad Recipe: Fresh, Sweet, Crunchy + Perfect For Summer

Whether you’re meal prepping and looking for new healthy lunch or dinner ideas or planning a party and need something quick, easy, and sure to satisfy, check out this quinoa salad recipe.

Loaded with summer’s favorite flavors and a bit of sweetness, it’s everything cold and crunchy you want come summertime (especially when another regular salad just won’t do!).


Crunchy Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe

3 cups white quinoa
1 english cucumber, chopped
1/2 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup radish slices
1 apple, diced
1/2 lemon, juiced
3 Tbsp Olive oil
2 Tbsp diced basil (fresh)
2 Tbsp diced mint (fresh)
Salt and pepper

Cook the quinoa according to the package instructions. When done, refrigerate to chill.


In a bowl toss the cucumber, tomatoes, radishes, and apple pieces with the lemon juice and olive oil, to coat. Add to the quinoa and mix. Gently toss in the basil and mint and season with salt and pepper to taste.

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