These quinoa salad recipes make great main courses for an easy dinner or side dishes to take to potlucks and cookouts.
Lately, I have really been on a quinoa kick. It’s a great side dish and green salad topper and I like to enjoy it hot or cold. Did you know that quinoa is not a grain, but rather a seed? I like to make it in big batches and use throughout the week. One amazing use for quinoa is to make a salad out of it! Here are some great quinoa salad recipes that are perfect for bringing as a signature dish to your next family function this summer.
Quinoa Salad Recipes
This Pizza Quinoa Salad from Premeditated Leftovers is a great way to get even the pickiest eaters to try quinoa.
For a new way to make a salad, try this Quinoa and Broccoli Salad from Premeditated Leftovers. It’s the perfect way to use up some of that stuff you have in your pantry.
For a perfect taste of summer, make this berry-filled Chicken Quinoa Salad from Premeditated Leftovers. It is bursting with flavor and would even make a stunning main course.
This Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad from Chelsea’s Messy Apron looks like a delicious and healthy take on quinoa salads.
Ahead of Thyme has a great recipe for a very fresh Quinoa Spinach Power Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing.
Asian Quinoa Salad from Two Peas and their Pod sounds like a delicious recipe to try out.
Summer Tomato and Cucumber Quinoa Salad from Little Spice Jar looks like the perfect salad to enjoy on a summer evening.
For a taste of autumn, give this Butternut Squash and Cranberry Quinoa Salad from Little Broken a spin.
Mediterranean food lovers with die for this delicious Greek Quinoa Salad from Your Home-Based Mom.
Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad from Insightful Bite has all the good veggies in it and it’s even vegetarian and vegan.
If you love store-bought salads, here’s a copycat recipe for Costco’s Quinoa Salad from Kitchen of Eatin’ so you can enjoy it without heading to the store.
Strawberry Quinoa Salad from Emily Bites is super berry packed and looks like it tastes fantastic and fruity.
Dora’s Table has another fruity quinoa salad that is sure to please; Roasted Beet Orange Quinoa Salad.
If you are a fan of a certain salad dressing, you will love this Green Goddess Quinoa Salad from Pinch of Yum.
This Quinoa and Avocado Salad from Premeditated Leftovers is a perfect way to enjoy this seed and is also a great way to use up some seasonal veggies.
Southwestern Quinoa Salad from Premeditated Leftovers is a great twist on a taco salad. It is a perfect dish to make ahead of time, too.