clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Easy Quinoa Salad with Lemon Shallot Dressing

Easy Quinoa Salad with Lemon Shallot Dressing (vegan, gluten free)

  • Author: Remy
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Make a fresh, summery easy quinoa salad with lemon shallot dressing, white beans, cucumber, squash and zucchini for a refreshing side dish.


Units Scale
  • 12 cups cooked quinoa (cooled)
  • 8oz cooked white beans or chickpeas
  • 3 mini cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow squash, thinly sliced
  • radicchio, shredded
  • handful radish, thinly sliced

Lemon Shallot Dressing

  • juice of 1 1/2 lemons
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp shallot, finely minced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Toss all of your salad ingredients into a large mixing bowl.
  2. To make dressing, shake all ingredients vigorously in a jar or whisk in a bowl. Alternatively, you can food process, if you prefer something a little smoother. Add to salad, toss again and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: salad
  • Method: no cook

Keywords: salad, quinoa, no cook, summer, one bowl, summer recipe, quinoa salad, cold quinoa salad