Broccoli Quinoa  Salad

This Broccoli Quinoa Salad provides you with healthy greens, plant-based protein, and tons of flavor! Perfect to serve as a light lunch, dinner, or as one of the healthy sides at a potluck!

Quinoa Cold water Almonds Raw broccoli Fresh herbs Olive oil Lemon zest Lemon juice Salt Ground black pepper

Ingredients You Need

In a medium pot, add quinoa, water and a pinch of salt. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, let stand for 5 minutes and fluff with a fork. Set aside.


In the meanwhile, preheat small skillet on low heat and add almonds. Toast until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Set aside. Then, in a food processor, add broccoli and process in batches until coarsely chopped.


Add to a large bowl along with cooked quinoa, toasted almonds, herbs, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Gently stir to combine and if you have time let salad chill in a fridge for an hour or so.



Keep leftover broccoli quinoa salad stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the fridge.

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