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Cold Quinoa & Veggie Salad

Cold Quinoa Salad

This tasty cold Quinoa Salad recipe is versatile and delicious! Add your favorite veggies and meat for the taste you'll crave.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Quinoa Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 434kcal
Author Lauren


  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • salt
  • 1 whole cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups halved grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup cubed swiss cheese
  • 1 cup sliced low fat salami
  • 3 tablespoons low fat balsamic dressing


  • In a small pot, stir water, quinoa and salt together. Cover and bring to boil. Reduce to simmer until water has been absorbed, about 20 minutes. After it's cooked, pour into large bowl to cool slightly.
  • After 5 minutes, pour in chopped veggies, meat and cheese. Toss with dressing and refrigerate until completely chilled. Serve.


Calories: 434kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 744IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 257mg | Iron: 3mg