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Vegan Quinoa Summer Salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: gluten-free, kid-friendly, party, picnic, summer, vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
This vibrant vegan Quinoa Summer Salad is loaded with veggies and healthy beans, high in protein and naturally gluten-free. The perfect meal to enjoy on sunny days!
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  • 3 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 10-12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1/2 can black beans
  • 1/2 can white beans
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • handful of fresh basil leaves chopped
  • handful of fresh baby spinach leaves chopped
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Finely chop the cucumber, onion and tomatoes and place together with the cooked quinoa into a large salad bowl.
  • Place chickpeas, black beans and white beans in a colander, and rinse under fresh running water. Drain well and add them into the salad bowl.
  • Add in lemon juice, basil and spinach leaves, and season with olive oil, salt & pepper to taste. Mix all the ingredients until combined.
  • Serve immediately, or cover with cling film and refrigerate until ready to serve.