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Asian Quinoa Salad

This healthy Asian Quinoa Salad is so easy to make and has a delicious Asian Dressing. Perfect for vegan lunches and dinner, this Asian Salad Recipe is naturally gluten free.  I like to drizzle leftovers with a little extra dressing.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy, Quinoa
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 224kcal


  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 cups kale or Spinach, chopped
  • ½ cup Mandarin oranges drained
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped
  • ¼ cup Asian Salad Dressing more or less to taste
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cashews


  • In a large bowl combine quinoa, kale, oranges, cranberries, green onions and parsley. 
  • Toss with dressing and top with sesame seeds and cashews. 
  • Serve at room temperature or chilled. Drizzle with additional dressing if desired.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 363mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 3740IU | Vitamin C: 50.5mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 2.3mg