Minty Quinoa Salad

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Minty Quinoa Salad

Minty Quinoa Salad

Hi friends! Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to enjoy a refreshing and healthy salad.

This minty quinoa salad is a great option for a light and flavorful meal, packed with nutrition and delicious flavor. The quinoa provides a boost of plant-based protein, while the mint and lemon add a burst of freshness and the toasted nuts and seeds add a satisfying crunch.

This salad is simple to make and can be served as a side dish or a main course. Perfect for a hot summer day, this salad recipe is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it a great option for picnics, potlucks, and parties.

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Minty Quinoa Salad
5 from 2 votes

Minty Quinoa Salad

Quick and easy vegan minty quinoa salad.
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Course -Salad
Cuisine -Universal
Keyword -quinoa, quinoa salad, salad
Prep Time -10 minutes
Cook Time -15 minutes
Total Time -25 minutes
Servings -4 people
Calories -517kcal
Author -Veganbell

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  • Set a pan over medium heat. Add walnuts + sunflower seeds + pumpkin seeds. Stir-toast for 3-4 minutes, or until the seeds puff up a bit.
  • Turn off the heat and transfer to a mixing bowl. Pour extra virgin olive oil + curry powder to the bowl. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add cooked quinoa + grated carrot + steamed broccoli florets + shredded red cabbage + pomegranate + mint leaves + salt + pepper + olive oil + lemon juice.
  • Mix well. Then add about 3/4 part of the spiced and toasted seeds and mix gently (do not overmix).
  • Transfer to a serving bowl and top it off with the remaining spiced seeds mixture. Enjoy!


Calories: 517 kcal | Carbohydrates: 60 g | Protein: 17 g | Fat: 27 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 96 mg | Potassium: 1245 mg | Fiber: 13 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin A: 9284 IU | Vitamin C: 161 mg | Calcium: 150 mg | Iron: 5 mg
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If you liked this Minty Quinoa Salad, check out this delish Vegan Couscous Salad I posted earlier.

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