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how to make quinoa salad

Cold Quinoa Salad

Cold quinoa salad filled with fresh vegetables and chickpeas. Learn how to make quinoa salad with our super easy quinoa salad recipe. It's a great side dish for summer BBQs. Leave out the feta cheese to make this a vegan quinoa salad.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword quinoa, quinoa salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 244kcal
Author Courtney


  • 4 cups quinoa cooked
  • 1 cup chickpeas cooked
  • 1 cup cucumber chopped
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers chopped
  • 2 tablespoons parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese optional


  • Place the cooked quinoa in a large bowl and fluff if it's stuck together.
  • Pour the remaining ingredients into the bowl with the quinoa.
  • Garnish with some extra feta cheese and chopped parsley.


Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 470mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 740IU | Vitamin C: 36.1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 3mg