Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad

This Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad is loaded with all things nourishing and healthy! Quinoa, purple cabbage, bell pepper, edamame, onion, cucumber, chickpeas, & parsley, tossed in a simple vinaigrette.

Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad

This detox quinoa salad is crisp, healthy, satisfying, and so delicious. I could eat the entire bowl in one sitting if you let me! It’s a big bowl of healthy deliciousness and is perfect for entertaining but also great for meal prep.

Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad

It lasts for about 4-5 days in the fridge and pairs well with grilled chicken or salmon if you would like a little extra protein.

Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad

If you end up making this salad, please let me know how it turns out in the comments below! I absolutely love hearing from you all and hope you love this salad as much as I do!


Healthy Veggie Quinoa Salad

Healthy Detox Veggie Quinoa Salad
  • Author: Lindsay Cola (Tippens)
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 68 side salads 1x


  • 1 c uncooked quinoa (I used tri-color)
  • 2 c water
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 c shelled edamame
  • 1 1/2 c shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 hothouse cucumber, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 c red onion, diced
  • 1/2 c parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/4 c white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • pinch or two of sugar, optional
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Add quinoa, water, and a pinch of salt to medium sauce pan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes until cooked and liquid reduced.  Set aside to let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine quinoa, red pepper, edamame, cabbage, chickpeas, cucumber, onion, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk dressing and pour over salad; toss to combine.
  4. Store salad in the fridge for 4-5 days. Enjoy!!!
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