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Delicious Quinoa Salad Recipe – Protein-Packed Vegetarian Salad With A Fresh Lemon Dressing

Impulsive Culinarian’s Vegetarian Quinoa Salad Recipe

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 cup Tri-Colour Quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/2 cup Roasted, Salted Sunflower Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Golden Raisins
  • 1/2 cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 Green Onions, thinly sliced

Dressing Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup Good Olive Oil (or Flavoured Oil works great too)
  • 1/4 cup Organic Honey
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala0
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper to taste


  • Place quinoa & water in a medium sauce pan over high  heat until it comes to a boil
  • Reduce heat too low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Transfer cooked quinoa to a large mixing bowl
  • Add all remaining salad ingredients to mixing bowl
  • Add all dressing ingredients to mixing bowl
  • Mix until thoroughly combined
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate until needed
Hearty vegetarian quinoa salad with tangy lemon dressing
Hearty vegetarian quinoa salad with tangy lemon dressing

About me: My name is Paul Thibault, an impulsive home chef developing delicious gluten free recipes for family and friends regardless of their allergen restrictions or dietary limitations, visit the About Page to learn more.