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crunchy quinoa salad
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5 from 4 votes

Crunchy Quinoa salad

Protein rich salad which is vegan & gluten-free.A complete meal in itself.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: European
Keyword: crunchy quinoa salad
Servings: 4
Author: Gaurav


  • saucepan (to cook quinoa as per packet instructions)
  • salad bowl


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa ⅓ cup uncooked quinoa yields 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 apple/cucumber diced
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ½ cup parsley finely chopped

For dressing

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil optional, I did not use it.
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper as per taste


For the dressing

  • Mix all ingredients with a spoon.Keep it aside.

For the salad

  • Cook quinoa as per packet instructions. I usually cook quinoa in some water for 8-10 minutes in a saucepan. Drain excess water, keep it aside.
  • Toss all ingredients with the dressing.
  • Serve fresh.


Store it in the fridge for few hours to retain freshness.