Vegetarian Quinoa Salad

Vegetarian Quinoa Salad #15MinuteSuppers

The temperature is starting to heat up here (it’s been almost 90 this week) and so I’m starting to think about light, healthy suppers that are super quick and easy.  So I was digging through my fridge and came up with this perfect Vegetarian Quinoa Salad that is a perfect 15 minute recipe.  Even if you have to make the quinoa it shouldn’t take too much more time since you can do all the chopping while the quinoa cooks.

Vegetarian Quinoa Salad #15MinuteSuppers

Last month, Bob’s Red Mill sent me a ton of gluten free products and grains to play around with.  I love using their products so I always jump at the chance when they offer to send me a package.  My local grocery store just expanded their natural food section and they carry even more products which makes me super excited.  Since I use their products anyway, I knew I would love whatever they sent.  (Keep reading cuz I will have a giveaway for you too!)


I love how light and refreshing this salad is and it’s full of veggies, protein, and creamy goat cheese!  I love it cold, but it would certainly be tasty served warm as well.  It’s perfect as the main dish, but it would make a great side dish or even for a potluck.  It has so many textures, flavors, and colors that it really does please all your senses.

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Vegetarian Quinoa Salad #15MinuteSuppers

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Vegetarian Quinoa Salad #15MinuteSuppers
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • ½ cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 8-10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ yellow bell pepper, cut in bite sized pieces
  • 2 tbls chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • juice of half a lime
  • 2 tbls olive oil
  • kosher salt
  1. In a small bowl, add garlic, lime juice, olive oil, and salt. Mix lightly to combine.
  2. In a medium bowl add remaining ingredients, toss well to combine. Drizzle dressing over the top and mix lightly.
  3. Serve warm or cold.
  4. Serves 2
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  1. Wow! Your recipe looks very inviting! I would gladly do this recipe this coming weekend and surprise my husband with it. He is trying to eat healthy lately and I know that your recipe will surely make his tummy very happy! LOL :)

  2. Unlike your weather, we are hoping not to see anymore sub-zero weather this winter. Wintry mix right now, so I won’t be making this quite yet, but it will be great for warmer weather!

  3. This looks like a perfect spring dish! Love the combo of Lemon and Goat cheese. Will have to try this soon :)

  4. Love quinoa and this looks like a delicious way to use it. The pictures are lovely. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  5. I really love Quinoa these days. Salads like this are fantastic but I also like it hot; like stuffed into a bell pepper.


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