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Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa Salad - This mediterranean quinoa salad is such a yummy meal prep lunch idea! Gluten free & vegan.

Sun Dried Tomato Quinoa

  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: about 6 servings 1x


This mediterranean quinoa salad has such beautiful flavors. It’s perfect for meal prep or easy lunches throughout the week. (Gluten Free & Vegan)


  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 (15oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, cut into ribbons or torn into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives (or your favorite olives)
  • 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes packed in olive oil, drained and minced
  • 24 Tbsp fresh basil, cut into ribbons or torn
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice (about 1 large lemon)
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4tsp – 1/2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp -1/2 tsp pepper (to taste)


  1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. Let cool.
  2. Stir in chickpeas, spinach, olives, sun dried tomatoes, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Taste and adjust amounts or seasonings as desired. Serve warm or cold!
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Salads, side dish, main dish
  • Method: Stovetop

Keywords: salad, quinoa salad, sun dried tomatoes, sun dried tomato quinoa