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Easy Quinoa Salad with Lemon Shallot Dressing

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

  • Author: Remy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 servings 1x
  • Category: salad
  • Method: no cook
  • Diet: Vegan


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



  • 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!

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