Minty-Pea Quinoa Salad

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When it comes to finding a quick way to spruce up a side dish the key is ingredient is FRESH HERBS.

Fresh herbs are a small way to pack BIG FLAVOR, without needing a lot of time or additional ingredients.

In this salad, I used fresh mint to elevate this simple dish.  I just love how such little effort can create such big flavor!  Don’t you?

For more easy quinoa salads just like this, be sure to check out my Mango + Black Bean Quinoa Salad + Tomato + Feta Quinoa Salad.

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5 from 7 votes

Minty Pea Quinoa Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 cupCOOKED quinoa
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp chopped scallions
  • Juice + zest of 1/2 a lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mix well. Serve and enjoy.
Course: DIET, DINNER, LUNCH, salad + dressing, sides
Cuisine: gluten free, Italian, vegan, vegetarian