High Protein Vegan Quinoa Salad Recipe

Discover a delicious and protein-packed vegan recipe with this high protein quinoa salad. Packed with plant-based protein sources and nutrient-rich ingredients, it’s a satisfying and wholesome option for a vegan meal.

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High Protein Vegan Quinoa Salad Ingredients

  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1 cup chickpeas, cooked and drained
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste

High Protein Vegan Quinoa Salad Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, chickpeas, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red and yellow bell peppers, parsley, mint, and red onion.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  3. Pour the dressing over the quinoa salad and toss gently to combine all the ingredients.
  4. Adjust the seasoning if needed.
  5. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve the high protein vegan quinoa salad chilled and enjoy!

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):

  • Protein: 12g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Calories: 230
  • Author: Chris
  • User rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.7 stars (of 18 reviews)
  • Recipe name: High Protein Vegan Quinoa Salad
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