Healthy Quinoa Salad

Healthy Quinoa Salad Recipes

  • How to make a tuna and quinoa salad?

Ingredients of the tuna and quinoa salad:

Serving for 2 people:

  • 45 gr. quinoa
  • 1 can of tuna in oil
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons olives stuffed with anchovies
  • vinegar
  • olive oil
  • Salt
  • Half a pill of meat concentrate

Preparation of the quinoa and tuna salad:

1. Cook the quinoa seeds in a saucepan with water, half a tablet of meat concentrate and a drizzle of oil until they are tender.
2. Drain the quinoa with the help of a strainer and let it cool.
3. Chop the pitted olives and mix them with the quinoa.
4. We place half of the quinoa mixed with the olives in a clay pot.
5. Chop half avocado into cubes. Although I cut the onion in a pen, I recommend cutting it very finely and mixing it with the chopped avocado.
6. We place half of the avocado and onion mixture, on the quinoa of our plating ring.
7. We finish by placing the tuna over the onion and avocado.
8. We repeat the operation with the rest of the ingredients. To serve.

  • How to make a quinoa salad with prawns?

Ingredients of the quinoa salad with prawns:

Serving  for 2 people:

2 tablespoons of quinoa
2 tablespoons of brown rice
2 tablespoons of millet
1 tomato
1 carrot
1 avocado
6 prawns
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 small can of olives
Olive oil

Preparation of the quinoa salad with prawns:

1. We wash the quinoa, rice and millet. We put them in a saucepan with boiling water and a little salt.
2. Let cook over medium heat for about 25-30 minutes.
3. Drain if necessary and store in the fridge to cool.
4. After 15 minutes we assemble the salad.
5. We put the quinoa, millet and brown rice in the base, add the diced carrot, avocado and olives.
6. Peel the prawns, placing them to taste on the salad.

7. Dress with soy sauce and a drizzle of olive oil.

  • How to make a quinoa salad with chicken, mango and lamb’s lettuce?

Ingredients of the quinoa salad with chicken, mango and lamb’s lettuce:

Serving for 4 people:

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bunches of canons
  • 1 filleted chicken breast
  • 1 mango
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 chili flakes
  • 1 tablespoon of spicy smoked paprika
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil

Preparation of the quinoa salad with chicken, mango and lamb’s lettuce:

1. Cut the chicken into strips and put it in a bowl.
2. Add the lemon juice, the paprika, the chili, a little oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
3. Move well and leave to marinate while preparing the quinoa.
4. Put the quinoa together with the broth in a saucepan, add salt to taste and bring to the fire.
5. When it starts to boil, cover and cook for 15 minutes over low heat until the quinoa is “al dente”.
6. Assemble the salad by placing the chopped mango and the lamb’s lettuce on the quinoa, adding a little salt.
7. Brown the chicken in a hot skillet.
8. When it begins to take color, remove from the heat and add the teaspoon of honey and the juice of the remaining half lemon.
9. Give a couple of turns to mix the flavors and place the chicken in the salad.
10. Finish the dressing by pouring a good jet of oil into the pan.
11. Stir well to bind the juices.

12. Water the salad.

  • How to make a quinoa and orange salad?

Ingredients of the quinoa and orange salad:

Serving for 4 people:

  • 4 cups of quinoa
  • 2 oranges
  • 250 gr. cherry tomatoes
  • 2 bunches of canons
  • 2 bunches of arugula
  • 150 gr. corn
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt

Preparation of the quinoa and orange salad:

1. We put a handful of quinoa to boil in a pot.
2. While it boils, we peel an orange and dice it.
3. After 15 minutes, remove it from the fire and drain it.
4. Chop all the ingredients.
5. We add all the ingredients on the plate and ready to serve.

  • Tips for making Quinoa:


To make quinoa at its point and completely naturally at home, we recommend using a steamer. Not only does it serve to cook this food, but you can use it to cook your vegetables, rice or chicken without the need for oil and without having to be aware of the food. Just turn on the steamer and let the food cook little by little, they do not burn or stick. In addition, it is a type of cooking that keeps intact the nutritional properties of food. We give you 3 options:

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